Wessex  Rivers  Trust

Healthy Rivers for Wildlife and People


We restore habitats to increase biodiversity and enhance resilience


We help address wider water quality issues facing our catchments.

Education & Engagement

We engage with schools and communities to raise public awareness of chalk streams.

Research &

We use science to make sound environmental decisions.

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Latest News


River Test Mottisfont

December 2023
In collaboration with the National Trust at Mottisfont, we recently wrapped up a river restoration project on the River Test...


Brambridge Restoration

October 2023
Set to take place from October 30th to November 17th, the works are centred around rejuvenating a 380-meter stretch of this internationally important chalk river.


Wet Wipes Ban

November 2023
Wet wipes, commonly used for various daily tasks, create a significant environmental issue: not only do they contain plastic, they pose substantial harm to sewage systems and rivers when improperly disposed of.

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