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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.

Dec 31, 2017
Category: Conservation
Posted by: Kathryn

Restoration works to a tributary of the Chess are planned for early 2018.

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Water Resources: Balancing the Books

May 3, 2018

Category: Abstraction
Posted by: Kathryn

In the South East, we are highly dependent on groundwater resources, but these come at great expense to our iconic chalk rivers. In this briefing paper, we examine possible solutions, and conclude that reservoir construction needs to start as soon as possible.

Balancing the Books: Water Resrouces in the South East (PDF, 590 KB)