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We have received a reply to the letter we wrote to the Environment Secretary in November expressing our concern about river pollution caused by HS2.

Great effort on Sunday 4th February from a group of anglers on the Upper Colne removing litter from in the channel; the whole lot has gone to be recyled by ReAP UK and made into new products, nothing will end up in landfill.

In response to growing calls from the local communities for a plan to ‘Mend the Misbourne’ the Chiltern Chalk Streams (CCS) team recently held a workshop to begin the work of developing an evidence-based catchment plan for the River.

Catchment areas of the River Colne

River Chess Colne Valley Park North Colne Valley Park South Rivers Gade and Bulbourne Rivers Misbourne and Alderbourne Rivers Pinn, Ash, Duke of Northumberland and Longford Upper Colne and tributaries River Ver

Roll over the map to highlight the individual catchments, click to visit the action plan for that catchment.

You can help in many ways: from saving water at home to more hands-on practical work with the rivers themselves. You may also have ideas about new or existing projects – we would like to hear them!

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting. From an original concept by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.