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

Free waste audits on offer…

Free waste audits on offer…

We are urging businesses in the Tamar catchment to help prevent single-use plastic (SUP) entering the River Tamar. As part of our work in the €14m Preventing Plastic Pollution (PPP) project, involving key partners in England and France to avert plastic hotspots in the...

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Speaking out for our rivers

Speaking out for our rivers

The Environment Agency has released its annual reporting for 2020 on the environmental performance of the nine water and sewerage companies in England, including the Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA). Our CEO Dr Laurence Couldrick took part in an interview...

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