The Lower Lea - Hoddesdon to the M25!

Welcome to the website of the Lower Lea Catchment Partnership, and the home of the Lower Lea Catchment Management Plan.  Our Catchment Plan will improve the river for wildlife and for people. It will also help us to meet the UK's obligations under the Water Framework Directive.

Latest news for the Lower Lea

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...

Slimy Wrigglers was featured on page 2 in the Hertfordshire Mercury on 22/09/2016. Read more...

Eel pass

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) together with support from Environment Agency and the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, has installed two new eel passes in the Lower River Lea to aid eel migration from the River Thames. Read more...

eel pass on Holyfield Weir

Two eel passes have been installed on Holyfield Weir on the Lower Lea. This means eels now have access to an additional 3 km of the river as well as 55 ha of good quality still water habitat. This work has formed part of the Conserving Slimy Wrigglers project. A short film about the installation can be seen here

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