Our Rivers Campaign Responds to EA List of Improved Rivers

Issue date: 15th September 2011

Last week the Environment Agency released a list of the ten most improved rivers in England and Wales. The Our Rivers Campaign have responded with a list of ten rivers where they believe not enough is being done to tackle environmental pressures.

The list shows waterways in which salmon, trout, watervoles and other river wildlife are said to be under threat. The ten rivers chosen by the Our Rivers campaign are:

  • River Thames
  • Hampshire Avon
  • River Rea
  • River Trent
  • River Kennet
  • River Beane
  • River Mimram
  • River Ivel
  • River Wye
  • River Ray

For further information please go to Our Rivers Website.

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Comedian David Walliams, has recently swam a stretch of the River Thames from Lechdale, Gloucestershire to Westminster Bridge raising over £1m for Sports Relief.