News Archive 2014

Action for the Colne Catchment

Dec 16, 2014

Plans for the River Chess can be seen on the new Colne CAN web site.

The Chess & Sewage; What Next?

Jul 29, 2014

Sewage releases into the Chess finally ceased in June, after more than 4 months. What can be done to stop this happening in the future?

Water Voles Decline Again

Jul 13, 2014

The 2013 survey by River Chess Association volunteers shows a worrying decline in the local water vole population.

River Chess Sewage Meeting

May 23, 2014

There will be a public meeting at Chesham Town Hall at 7pm on Friday 30th May at which Thames Water will be present to explain the current river pollution and future action to resolve it.

Sewage Warning: Stay Out of the River

Mar 30, 2014

Weeks of discharges from the Chesham Sewage Treatment Works are bad news for river users and wildlife.

The Mystery of Abstraction & Flooding in the Chesham Vale

Feb 19, 2014

Springs are flowing all around, but the Vale Brook remains stubbornly dry. Could abstraction be the culprit?