Wensum Breach and its Management

Back in Sep 2021 we learn about a bank breach on the river between Quest and Bintree. This first occurred as far back as November 2020, when we had the deluge of rainfall and much of the Wensum flood plain flooded. However this isn’t the floodplain working as designed, but a breach of the Main…

Wensum Water Quality Volunteers Workshop 8th July 2022

Introducing an amazing group of local #CitizenScience volunteers who’re working on a #waterquality monitoring project on the #RiverWensum headwaters, on behalf of the Wensum Catchment Partnership These local residents learnt about the science and techniques they will be using at upto 15 strategic locations acorss the Wensum Headwaters from Whissonsett, Tattersett, East Rudham to  its…

Wensum Roach Spawning Site Survey 2022

As a follow-up attempt to locate new roach spawning sites after failing (mostly!) in 2021, Tim Ellis and Kevin Powell are looking to set up an informal river-wide watch for spawning roach at the appropriate time this year. This is early May, only definite recent record from previous years is May 7, 2020. Info from…