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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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Tell DEFRA about the Chess

Nov 25, 2010

Category: General
Posted by: Kathryn

The government's Water White Paper is planned for the summer of 2011 and is intended to focus on maintaining water supplies, keeping bills affordable and reducing regulation. The River Chess Association is keen that environmental issues relating to the water industry, including over-abstraction and untreated sewage releases, are considered in the White Paper.

You can let DEFRA know your views, by completing a short survey to tell them that the state of the Chess matters to you. The survey deadline is the 30th November 2010.

Take part in the survey