Westcountry Rivers...

…bringing rivers to life.

Inspiring a love of rivers to support people and wildlife.

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Discover your river...

Find your local Westcountry River and find out all the latest news, upcoming events, activities, wildlife diaries, local produce and other ways you can enjoy it – join the growing community of river lovers who are looking after your local river.

Get involved...

Find out how you can get involved with your local river – whether it’s becoming a river scientist, doing a river walk or volunteering for a river clean-up…there are loads of ways for you to help us do our work.

Learn about rivers...

To secure the future health of our natural heritage and all of the benefits it will provide, we all need to learn about the vital role rivers play in all of our lives and the best way to keep them healthy for people and wildlife.

Latest news from the riverbank

Philip Dunne MP launches new Bill to tackle river pollution

Philip Dunne MP launches new Bill to tackle river pollution

A PRIVATE Member's Bill, published today by the Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP for Ludlow, is designed to improve water quality by addressing the "license to spill" system that leads to river pollution from untreated sewage.                                         In 2019,...

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How CSI uncovered underwater info on World Rivers Day

How CSI uncovered underwater info on World Rivers Day

Our citizen scientists collected interesting data across 13 surveys for us on #WorldRiversDay - thanks to all who took part.   On the Par River, we saw some high phosphate readings (1000 ppb) - a normal phosphate range is 0-60 ppb. On a brighter note, there was also...

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Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust

We are a charity dedicated to restoring and protecting rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy.

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