South East Rivers Trust

Tag: Fish passage


Our work on the River Wandle continues with a habitat and fish passage project on the Ravensbury Park by-pass channel. This work will address habitat deficiencies, stream form and fish passage around the tilting weir which is a significant barrier Read more…


With barely enough time to draw breath, attention jumped from the headwaters in Ewell to the middle reaches near Tolworth, where the Hogsmill flows under the A3. The water through the culvert under the road is shallow. At the downstream Read more…


I am now back in the office and it’s time to update on the past six weeks which has been a busy time on the Hogsmill delivering a couple of projects in-house.  I will go back to the 11th of Read more…


As part of the continuing Defra funded Catchment Restoration Fund aimed at increasing fish passage on the Hogsmill River, this week saw us addressing the weir that we recently installed an eel pass onto in Kingston. With removal of the Read more…


A joint effort between the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the Thames Anglers Conservancy (TAC) and South East Rivers Trust continued the ongoing efforts to assist elvers/eels with the final stages of their long 3500 mile migration from the Sargasso Sea up Read more…


Between August and October this year, we’ve been applying many of the river restoration lessons learnt so far on the Wandle (for instance, see here and here) to improving fish passage on our sister chalkstream, the Hogsmill. Reconnecting these stretches of river will also Read more…


The South East Rivers Trust team spent a fascinating day earlier this month getting to know the Dour – an urban chalkstream which flows into Dover Harbour and is strikingly similar in many ways to south London’s Wandle and Hogsmill. Read more…


Working in close partnership with the Zoological Society of London and Thames Anglers’ Conservancy, we’ve recently been delivering a small but important project to improve eel passage on the little Hogsmill River through Kingston. Like the Wandle and the Mole, Read more…