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Jul 6, 2018
Category: Drought
Posted by: Kathryn

With this hot weather our water use goes up; this leaves less water available for the Chess.

May 3, 2018
Category: Abstraction
Posted by: Kathryn

With an ever-growing demand for drinking water and increasingly extreme weather events, how do we get the water we need without causing even more harm to our rivers?

May 2, 2018
Category: Drought
Posted by: Kathryn

Our riverfly monitors are back out in the centre of Chesham checking for life in the Chess now that flow has returned.

Mar 24, 2018
Category: HS2
Posted by: Kathryn

A public meeting with HS2 and the Environment Agency looked at the risks posed by tunnelling to the groundwater and rivers of the Chess and Misbourne Valleys.

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A Review of 2014

Jan 18, 2015

Category: General
Posted by: Kathryn

With sewage pouring into the river for 120 days, our focus was on this issue for a large amount of the year. Despite this, our review of 2014 also shows the variety of other work we achieved, including our fifth year of Riverfly Monitoring, initiating a study on the impacts of abstraction on the Upper Chess and our work in schools.

You can download our Review of 2014 here (PDF, 2.4 MB)