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
The project to remove silt from the river Mimram at Welwyn and replace it with gravel has started.
This will improve the river bed habitat for spawning fish and invertebrates.
Network Rail contributes £49,000 to the Waterford Marsh project!
The project at Waterford Marsh has got off to a flying start with a significant contribution from Network Rail.
Last week saw a very successful Riverfly training course held on the Mimram at Singler's Marsh.
Fifteen new volunteers were trained to carry out invertebrate monitoring on their local river.