Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Abberton enlargement "vital" for future

Plans to enlarge Abberton Reservoir are essential to safeguard water supplies to Essex, a top-level meeting will be told this week.

The Pike Anglers Club and conservation groups fear proposals to increase abstraction from the Great Ouse to fill the reservoir could damage historic pike fisheries in the Fens and internationally-important nature reserves on Welney Washes.

More here.