Welcome to the website of the Lea Catchment Partnerships – bringing together people and projects for the benefit of the River Lea and its tributaries.
The River Lea and its tributaries - the Mimram, Beane, Ash, Rib, Quin and Stort - drain over 1000 km2 of south-east England. These rivers include rare and precious chalk streams, canals and navigations, and urban watercourses. To find out more about the rivers, the catchment partnerships, and to view the catchment plans, please navigate using the map opposite or the menu bars above.
Central Bedfordshire Council is proposing the build of 100 homes on the Windsor Drive recreation ground next to the Houghton Brook and there will be a planning for real consultation with local residents during 2021.Read more ...
Luton Lea news
New project at Windsor Drive launched
Central Bedfordshire Council is proposing the build of 100 homes on the Windsor Drive recreation ground next to the Houghton Brook and there will be a planning for real consultation with local residents during 2021. Read more ...
Upper Lea news
Storm Overflows Data Release 2020
Storm overflow disharge into rivers occurs when sewage treatment works experience maximum capacity volumes, often following heavy rain events. The Event Duration Monitoring dataset for 2020 has now been published here. This relates to the performance of storm overflows, provided by Water and Sewerage Companies for the 2020 regulatory annual return. Read more ...
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