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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 2015

Mar 13, 2016

Category: General
Posted by: Kathryn

2015 found the RCA volunteers busier than ever, as we led on a survey of the river's water vole population; increased our number of riverfly monitors; helped launch a study into low flows and gave more members of the public, especially children, the opportunity to get their feet wet.

Find out more by reading our 2015 Review (PDF, 838 KB).