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Frome & Piddle Catchment Initiative – Launch Invite

In support of the Government’s recent drive to encourage partnership delivery of environmental improvements, Wessex Water has offered to host a trial initiative to improve the health of rivers and groundwater in the Frome & Piddle catchments in Dorset. A key focus for the initiative is working collaboratively with relevant organisations to achieve mutually beneficial […]

River Frome Moreton Estate Enhancement

With many thanks to the West Countries Rivers Trust, the Frome Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association and in partnership with the Environment Agency has jointly funded and successfully delivered a habitat improvement project on the Frome, (Main River) on the Moreton Estate, Dorset. We are pleased to say that this project will contribute to […]

Loud’s Mill Fish Pass

Salmon have to ascend two major obstacles. The first is a set of hatches at Bindon Mill and the second is the Loud’s Mill Weir at Dorchester. Once beyond there, the fish can reach the rich spawning gravels of the upper Frome and tributaries. Analysis, by the Centre of Ecology and Hydrology (C.E.H) of tagged […]