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.
Lower Lea events
Lower Lea Catchment Partnership Meeting
The next meeting of the Lower Lea Catchment Partnership will be 16th November 2016, 7pm at Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3GP. Read more...
Middle Lea news
2016 River Lea Catchment Conference
Catchment Hosts, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust held the first ever River Lea Catchment Conference on the evening of 19th October. Read more...
Luton Lea news
Junior River Wardens launched
An exciting new project has just been launched to connect young people to the River Lea in Luton and Central Bedfordshire. The Junior River Wardens programme is a citizen science project which will engage 16 schools and four youth or uniformed groups in the Luton Lea catchment area to monitor the River Lea and its tributaries. Read more...
Roll over the map to highlight a river catchment, click to view information for that river and view the projects and their progress.