The rivers Beane and Mimram – two precious chalk streams under threat. They need our help.
Welcome to the website of the Beane and Mimram catchment partnership, and the home of the Beane/Mimram Catchment Management Plan. Our Catchment Plan will improve these rivers for wildlife and for people. It will also help us to meet the UK's obligations under the Water Framework Directive.
We will be working to improve four main aspects of the Beane and Mimram:
Catchment areas of the Beane and Mimram Rivers
Latest news and updates
A lake at the source of the Mimram!
The recent unprecedented levels of rain have caused a lake to form at Stagenhoe, the source of the Mimram.
Affinity Water granted 'enhanced' status for plans to reduce river abstraction.
Affinity Water's business plan for 2015-2020 has been granted 'enhanced' status by Ofwat, in a move that has delighted campaign groups and landowners throughout the local area.
Panshanger Park now open to the public!
The eastern half of Panshanger Park, which has been called the 'jewel in the Mimram valley', was opened on 31 March in a statement from Herts County Council, owners Lafarge Tarmac and Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust.