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If you spend any time in Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park in Rochford you might notice some additions to the river (Nobles Green Ditch, a tributary of the River Roach), which flows through it.

River basin management plans set out the priorities for protecting and improving the water environment to achieve benefits for the economy and to people's health and wellbeing.

These plans form an important part of the collaborative and integrated approach to catchment planning for water.

There is an interesting article in the Guardian about the benefits that are being witnessed in the rivers where Beavers have been reintroduced in Devon.

Click here to read the article.

Monday 15th February 2016.

The Angling Trust, Fish Legal and WWF-UK are in the High Court today fighting a judicial review of the government's failure to stop agricultural pollution degrading 44 rivers, lakes and estuaries which are specially protected areas in England.

We believe that the government was required by the EU's Water Framework Directive to stop this ongoing pollution in these sites by 2015. They haven't done this and so we're taking them to court.

Roding, Beam and Ingrebourne Catchment Partnership have launched their Catchment Plan, which sets out what they would like to achieve for rivers in this area up to 2018.

In addition to this, there will be an appendix which will be continually updated to reflect what has been achieved and what additional elements have been added. Once this appendix is available it will be added to this website and will be updated regularly so please look out for it.

The catchment plan can be uploaded by clicking this link. A catchment summary is also available here.

Monday 21st December 2015.

South Essex Catchment Partnership have launched their Catchment Plan, which sets out what they would like to achieve for rivers in this area up to 2018.

In addition to this there will be an appendix which will be continually updated to reflect what has been achieved and what additional elements have been added. Once this appendix is available it will be added to this website and will be updated regularly so please look out for it.

The catchment plan can be uploaded by clicking this link. A catchment summary is also available here.

Thursday 26th November 2015.

EssexRiversHub RT @theriverstrust: Research has found that, despite its name, 'eco glitter' causes the same amount of damage to rivers as normal glitter d…
EssexRiversHub RT @Eleri_Pritchard: Excited to share my article for @ConversationUK on our newly published work on signal crayfish survey and management.…
EssexRiversHub RT @EnvAgencyAnglia: Do you know how to dispose of cooking oil or fat? Pour used oil or fat in a heatproof container until it cools and pr…
EssexRiversHub RT @EnvAgencyAnglia: This week officers counted 196 eels at our Judas Gap eel pass on the River Stour🐟 They travelled 3,500km across the A…
EssexRiversHub RT @EnvAgencyAnglia: Here's how you can help protect the environment straight after your dinner •Pour leftover cooking fats into a heat pr…
EssexRiversHub RT @EnvAgencyAnglia: Do you often use cotton balls, pads or buds? Never put them down the loo as they cause blockages and harm our enviro…

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