Leaky dams help slow ‘leaks’ in Plymouth

Leaky dams help slow ‘leaks’ in Plymouth

Our River Operations team and Plymouth City Council’s Natural Grid Rangers have been out in the Plymouth River Keepers area installing leaky dams. These dams are made of natural materials and are a form of Natural Flood Management (NFM). The dams will slow the flow of...
Temperate Rain Forest Receives Helping Hand

Temperate Rain Forest Receives Helping Hand

A TEMPERATE rain forest within the Luxulyan Valley, near St Austell, has received a helping hand from our river operations team. As part of Defra’s G7 Legacy Project for Nature Recovery (LPNR), we scoped and delivered habitat restoration work along the Bokiddick...
First ‘Water for Woodland’ Trees Planted in the Westcountry

First ‘Water for Woodland’ Trees Planted in the Westcountry

Our Woodlands for Water (W4W) team have good reason to celebrate since completing their first planting site in the Westcountry. The ambitions of the W4W project are to restore and protect ‘lost’ wetland and riparian habitat, as a means of improving river health. In...
Plymouth River Keepers

Plymouth River Keepers

Plymouth River Keepers Actions we take now to care for our water will define our future This project has now ended The Plymouth River Keepers (PRK) project ran from 2020 until late 2023. We worked closely with the communities in Ernesettle, Tamerton Foliot, Southway,...