The Environment Agency has been working with Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) and other Risk Management Authorities (RMAs) to produce draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) for public consultation, and they now want to hear your views.

Plans to release beavers into the wild in England have been set out in a consultation launched on the 25 August 2021.

 

Luton Council seeks a freelance Community Participation Coordinator for Our River*, a new participatory public art project in Luton.

Luton Council seeks a freelance Community Photographer & Participation Officer for Our River*, a new participatory public art project in Luton.

This Wednesday (14 July 2021) there will be an investigative documentary aired on Rivercide TV.

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.

Water is a vital part of our environment. When an area is determined to be in serious water stress by the Secretary of State for the Environment, the water company for that area must publish a water resources management plan that considers all options to manage demand more effectively – including metering and greater leakage reduction.

The freezing weather during the week starting 8 February, and the thaw that is forecast to follow, brings with it an increased risk of burst pipes, including at homes and businesses.

Dallow Downs & Winsdon Hill (DD&WH) and Cowslip Meadow, have gained national status as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), as announced by Natural England on 14th October 2020.

Every September on the Fourth Sunday is World Rivers Day.

River bed improvement upstream of Tewinbury Farm

This stretch of river suffers from heavy silt deposition caused by reduced flows, dredging in the 70s, and the ponding effect of a weir. The aim is to restore the river to a silt-free, gravel bedded, shallow, fast flowing stream, with riffles and pools capable of supporting water crowfoot and breeding trout.

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