At the start of April 2017 Affinity Water reduced the amount of water they take from the environment by sixteen million litres per day (16Ml/d) at one of their pumping stations near Watton-at-Stone. Read more...

Mayor and Andy Brown

The Mayor of Hertford, Cllr Dr Linda Radford, visited Waterford Heath Nature Reserve to officially open the new circular Chalk Stream and Heath walk. Read more...

brook lamprey

On Monday 21st March during a school river dipping session, HMWT's River School found brook lamprey in the Beane. Read more...

The next RBRA meeting is on Thursday 25th February at 8pm in Stapleford Village Hall. Read more...

The Autumn issue of the River Beane Restoration Association's newsletter "What's Beane Happening?" is now available. Read more...

On the afternoon of Friday 26th June, the CMS were joined by project partners, County and District Councillors, volunteers and representatives from key organisations to celebrate the completion of the Waterford Marsh Project. Read more...

Join the Countryside Management Service and Stapleford Parish Council to celebrate the completion of the Waterford Marsh Project, 2pm on Friday 26th June '15 Read more...

The River Beane Restoration Association AGM will be on Wednesday 15th July at the Memorial Hall in Watton at Stone at 8pm. Read more...

Volunteers from the Countryside Management Service have used the skills they learnt last year to provide grazing cattle at Waterford Marsh with another source of drinking water. Read more...

Following a busy two years of activity, a £100k project to improve the valuable wetland habitats of Waterford Marsh is approaching the finish line. Read more...

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Want to raise awareness of your local river?  Want to support your local river group?  You need a River Beane Restoration Association car sticker! Read more...

Riverbank repair, footpath reinstatement and creation of new ponds - it's all happening at Waterford Marsh. Read more...

Do you want to know 'What's Beane Happening'? Read more...

CMS volunteers have provided cattle with an alternative source of water to the River Beane. Read more...

Affinity Water's business plan for 2015-2020 has been granted 'enhanced' status by Ofwat, in a move that has delighted campaign groups and landowners throughout the local area. Read more...

Willows pollarded, scrub cleared, interpretation panels in production, and common land consent received... it has been a busy start to the year at Waterford Marsh.  Read more...

Misconnected drains can lead to pollution of local streams, rivers and beaches, damaging wildlife and putting our own health at risk. Read more...

The latest edition of 'What's Beane Happening?', the newsletter of the River Beane Restoration Association, is now available to download. Read more...

Affinity Water has awarded £770 to Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust as part of its Community Engagement Programme. Read more...

Affinity Water has awarded £2,500 to Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust as part of its Community Engagement Programme.   Read more...

Polluted Beane

There appears to be a regular and consistent overflow of effluent into the Beane from the sewage pumping station opposite Walkern Mill. Read more...

River Beane

A new project which aims to improve a short section of the upper River Beane has been added to the plan. Read more...

The project at Waterford Marsh has got off to a flying start with a significant contribution from Network Rail.  Read more...

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Their Challenges and Choices document sets out their assessment of the Upper Lea catchment and the issues facing it. They want your views!  Read more...

Cleared bank along the Beane

This represents the first major success of the Catchment Partnership and really demonstrates that we mean business! Read more...

Polluted water

Report any such leaks using the Environment Agency's pollution hotline 0800 80 70 60. Read more...

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