Darent Action Plan

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Address fish passage so fish can access appropriate habitats
To have an appropriate self-sustaining fish population
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Investigate fish passage at Otford. Darent Proposed 0 View
Create a bypass channel at Sundridge weir for fish passage Darent Completed 0 View
Investigate solutions for addressing culverted sections of river Darent Proposed 0 View
Deliver removal of Tanners Weir to address fish passage issues Darent Proposed 0 View
A number of redundant weirs have been identified through Brasted, these need assessing to see if they can be removed, or fish passage addressed at each. These include: Brasted Mill, Brasted Center Weir, Brasted Garden Weir, Jewsons Weir, Bypassed Weir upstream of Tanners Weir & Tanners Weir. Darent Planned 0 View
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Investigate improvement to fish passage and habitat enhancements through the Upper Darent Darent Proposed 0 View
Work with farming community to tackle diffuse pollution issues Darent Proposed 0 View
Raise awareness of activities that impact water quality Darent Proposed 0 View
Develop an Ecosystems services model for improved aquifer recharge
To develop sustainable water management within the catchment
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Investigate options for improved aquifer recharge Darent Proposed 0 View
Modify structures or install appropriate measures to allow eel passage
To have an appropriate self-sustaining fish population
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Improve eel passage at Hawley gauging station Darent Proposed 0 View
Improve eel passage at Powder Mill Lane weir Darent Completed 0 View
Ensure the river is well-valued and understood by the local community
To have communities that enjoy, engage with and protect the river
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Develop a citizen science project with the local community to provide intelligence on river issues. Darent Proposed 0 View
Tackling urban diffuse pollution
To improve water quality
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Investigate mitigating water quality issues from motorway run-off Darent Proposed 0 View
Enhance river hydromorphology and biodiversity
To restore the river to a more naturally functioning watercourse
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Investigate reasons for and options for removal of concrete amourment of channel below the M26 bridge Darent Proposed 0 View
Restoration of the River Darent through Central Park by weir removal, channel narrowing to recreate chalk stream habitats. Darent Active 0 View
habitat restoration (in-channel, riparian, associated floodplain meadows) to help achieve Good Ecological Status in the River Darent Darent Proposed 0 View
Much of the Upper Darent is heavily shaded, reducing macrophyte (in-channel weed) growth, which provides habitat for fish and invertebrates. Darent Proposed 0 View
Reduce agricultural diffuse pollution from entering the river
To improve water quality
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Cattle poaching issue Darent Proposed 0 View
Reduce water pollution
To improve water quality
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Address M25 road run-off with silt trap / wetland treatment train Darent Proposed 0 View
Protect and enhance the habitats of the river corridor & floodplain
The river should support a mosaic of habitats with high biodiversity value
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Tributaries draining the northern escarpment are ditched, disconnected from the main river channel offering poor habitats for freshwater ecology Darent Proposed 0 View
Address low diversity habitats through the Upper Darent with simple in-channel enhancements, e.g. LWM. Darent Proposed 0 View
Understand the current and potential fish population
To have an appropriate self-sustaining fish population
Action Sub catchment Partners Status Activities
Collect and investigate fish data Proposed 1 View
Deliver fish surveys to fill data gaps Proposed 0 View
Review the FCS2 classification and assess its appropriateness. Proposed 0 View

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Catchment wide actions

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The river should support a mosaic of habitats with high biodiversity value
Protect and enhance the habitats of the river corridor & floodplain
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Deliver habitat enhancements at Foots Cray Meadows Cray and Shuttle Completed View
Potential to address fish passage at weir and deliver habitat options for Ruxley Gravel Pit SSSI. Cray and Shuttle Proposed View
Promote strategies to deal with invasive species
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Chemical treatment of Japanese knotweed and manual pulling of Himalayan balsam at Riverside Gardens. Cray and Shuttle Active View
Japanese Knotweed treatment at Bookers Cash and Carry warehouse, Crayford Cray and Shuttle Active View
Improve condition and biodiversity of riparian areas
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Deliver tree work upstream of Lullingstone to increase light levels to the channel Darent Completed View
To develop sustainable water management within the catchment
Develop an Ecosystems services model for improved aquifer recharge
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Investigate options for improved aquifer recharge Darent Proposed View
To have communities that enjoy, engage with and protect the river
Protect biodiversity through public engagement, education and research
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Connect communities with the value of their rivers Cray and Shuttle Active View
To improve water quality
Reduce water pollution
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Address M25 road run-off with silt trap / wetland treatment train Darent Proposed View
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Promote pollution prevent through community engagement Cray and Shuttle Active View
To have an appropriate self-sustaining fish population
Modify structures or install appropriate measures to allow eel passage
Action Sub catchment Partners Status
Improve eel passage at Hawley gauging station Darent Proposed View

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