South East Rivers Trust

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We are sorry to say that Thames Water has been in touch to notify us that an incident took place on Saturday 27th January 2018, in which sewage sludge from the Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works was released into the Hogsmill Read more…


Come and join our friendly team at SERT! We have several new positions advertised at the moment including: Education and Community Outreach Officer for our SuDS in Sutton’s Schools Project (deadline to apply is 9th January 2018, 12pm) Project Development Read more…


We are delighted that SERT is one of five charitable trusts to have been awarded funding from the Patsy Wood Trust, designed to deliver a lasting impact for the environment. The projects will benefit rivers, woodland, butterflies and landscapes as Read more…


Over the summer we were delighted to welcome Nick Hale and Dr Moragh Stirling to the South East Rivers Trust. Nick joins us with a variety of experience in delivering river restoration and catchment enhancement projects on the ground. We were fortunate Read more…


  We are delighted to announce that our work on the River Wandle in south London has won the ‘Urban Project’ category of the 2016 UK River Prize. The project is one of four category winners which will now go Read more…


We’re very lucky to have Rosie Pyper join the South East Rivers Trust for a few months.  She is seconded from the Environment Agency and is helping deliver river enhancement projects across the south east.  She’s hit the ground running Read more…


Together with some of our partnerships, we would like to create an interactive website to provide information about two river catchments in Kent. The website will enable effective partnership working by facilitating the sharing of information about solutions and ongoing Read more…


This position is now closed.  A new opportunity has opened up to work with us in physical river restoration and delivery of catchment wide enhancements. The scope of the position has now been expanded to allow applications at both Project Read more…


This position is now closed.  We’re looking for an enthusiastic, natural leader with a good level of knowledge of river and catchment enhancement techniques.  The role will support new and existing partnerships across the SERT area, bringing people and organisations Read more…


We are recruiting a part-time River Education Officer to develop teaching packs and a ‘river in the classroom’ project as part of the Living Wandle Landscape Partnership Scheme. This is a brand new role and will be based on the Read more…


Three new members of staff have recently joined the SERT team. Luke Mitchell is joining us to work on river restoration projects; Olly van Biervliet will be running our water quality projects; and Polly Bryant will be running our volunteer Read more…


The Trust is advertising two new Project Officer roles: The first will deliver water quality enhancements including our volunteer pollution monitoring project The second will support volunteers and empower them to help deliver river restoration works (this post is part-funded Read more…


We are very excited to announce the recent publication of a new book by our Chairman of Trustees, Theo Pike, entitled ‘The Pocket Guide to Balsam Bashing – and how to tackle other Invasive Non-Native Species’. This ground-breaking 96-page handbook includes Read more…


Ketso means ‘Action’ in Lesotho and is the name of an engaging toolkit for capturing people’s ideas and views. We used the Ketso kits to develop part of the Vision and Catchment Plan on the River Wandle and found it Read more…


The Environment Agency has been in touch to say that with the inclement weather, they are contacting their partners to ask us all to keep vigilant for any incidents (e.g. pollution or blocked culverts) and flooding, and to keep an eye out for Read more…


Laurence joins the Wandle Trust / South East Rivers Trust as our Catchment Partnerships Officer. He will work with our partners from across the South East to identify how to improve their local rivers.