Budget reductions over recent years mean that conditions on EA navigations have deteriorated and will only get worse after the recent round of cuts.
Find out about the current closure threat to Anglian Waterways.
IWA is campaigning for Environment Agency's 600 or so miles of inland navigations to be managed by Canal & River Trust, with an appropriate funding package.
Benefits would include:
Canal & River Trust and the Environment Agency have now formed a joint working group, which will explore different options for the running of river navigations currently managed by the Environment Agency.
Alongside this, IWA is encouraging MPs of all parties to support the transfer through a letter writing campaign so that it remains Government policy.
Photo: River Welland - Fulney Lock by Kate Jewell
Download IWA's proposed list of EA Navigations for Transfer to Canal & River Trust (PDF 4.6MB)