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This came by email earlier, let the debate begin.. again
Cant disagree with that Graham, let hope (always hope :)) that they do increase the patrols and its an isolated incident. The irony is that the EA have approved, in fact welcomed the proposed massive industrial hydropower plant that will take out a section of Teddington weir. Oh they do get a...
Good point Graham but I know the fisheries guys and some of the enforcement and they do take it very seriously. Problem though is so little resources for a river like the Thames where below Staines its all free fishing.
Thing highlighted here is that the rivers are quiet, not much being...
Watching the video was very depressing and well done to FYH for finding and reporting it. Not sure about the comment about the EA not interested, they are all over it? https://www.gov.uk/government/news/appeal-for-information-following-illegal-fishing-in-london
Lets hope they do step up the...
River temperatures are a different beast altogether, from what we get down on the Thames they comes from the AWQMS, not the gauging stations as with levels. Plus the Thames and tribs are fairly unique as having many fixed monitoring stations. Just for info this came out earlier this year Angling...
This is worth a read to get the bigger picture of where the money goes, worth noting the size of the GIA that fisheries get.
Going back to an original point, there are licenced discharges on most...
More sewage, not good.
And to depress you even more..
Raw sewage floods river full of wildlife (From Times Series)
Shows how vulnerable our rivers are from infrastructure failures, default mode is to pollute :(
Guys this is from one of the local papers, my geography is poor so not sure if its the same.
Hydropower scheme a possibility | Evesham Observer
Group awarded grant to get electricity from weir (From Cotswold Journal)
We (TAC) have been campaigning against Thames Hydropower so can hopefully...
One of the first rivers I fished as a kid, fond memories of Croxley, this is very bad news.
If anyones spots fish in distress tell the EA asap, think they are going to have a busy summer unless it rains.