We care for your rivers, streams, brooks, estuaries and wetlands in the Westcountry.

Established in 1994, our charity preserves, protects, develops and improves the region’s water environments to inspire the understanding and valuing of this vital natural resource.

Discover your river...

Learn about your local Westcountry river and discover how you can care for and enjoy it.

Get involved...

Find out how you can get involved with looking after your local river.

Learn about rivers...

Read about our projects which restore and protect the Westcountry’s watercourses.

Latest news from the riverbank

Environment Bill Amendments Passed by Lords

Environment Bill Amendments Passed by Lords

On Monday 13 September, an amendment to the Environment Bill was passed in the House of Lords, to place a new duty on water companies and the government take all reasonable steps to ensure untreated sewage is not discharged from storm overflows and requires that they...

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South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report for August

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report for August

Find out more from the South West Lakes Trust. The trout fisheries continue to be operated under strict Covid-19 restrictions, in line with the Angling Trust and Government guidelines. At the time of writing, the on-site permit huts are still not yet open, so day...

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