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Southampton Springs, Streams, Seas and Waterways
Discovering and celebrating our natural water sources, streams, wells, rivers and sea in and around Southampton.
Chessel Bay Local Nature Reserve
The Bay is the only remaining long stretch of undeveloped, natural shoreline in the lower Itchen river.
Friends of Chessel Bay
Friends of Chessel Bay are mostly local people who work with the City Council to help maintain and care for Southampton's first Local Nature Reserve (LNR). This usually means coming to organised litter picks to clear the large amount of rubbish that accumulates along the shore. The group has no formal membership.
Surfers Against Sewage
We campaign on water and wave quality from sewage, plastic pollution, climate change and beyond. Our team of voluntary regional reps and plastic free community leads make grass root change locally. In Southampton we are working in a collaboration with multiple organisations to remove nurdle pollution and restore Chessel Bay.
Web: https://www.sas.org.uk/ and https://beachcleans.org.uk/
Southampton City Council Flood Risk information
All Aboard - September 3rd 2022 14:00-18:30
Another day of watery theatricals and music around the St Denys, Bitterne Park stretch of the river Itchen. Find yourself a Kayak, canoe , boaty floaty thing to make the most but the riverside greens will be venues too
Itchen Tides - Community Tide News
Community website including tide times, flood preparation advice etc
A Southampton Superhome which includes rainwater harvesting and many carbon saving upgrades
Station Walks Books
Published in conjunction with Three Rivers Rail Partnership and MyJourney Southampton - available from rail stations and October Books - for some lovely walks that take in our local rivers.
Transition Southampton Water Group
About us: The aim of the Transition Southampton Water Group is to reconnect people with the water in our city and to raise awareness of our impacts on the water in our environment. We provide advice on how water is used in our daily lives and what changes we can make to reduce this; water use in our homes, embodied or virtual water in the products we use and the water in our environment. We hope to encourage and inspire a truly integrated and holistic approach to water management in our maritime city.
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