We’re aware that many of our residents have strong feelings about the local watercourses – and many also continue to be inconvenienced by pipe works. If you’d like to find out more about all things water and speak to the various organisations involved in waterways management, we’d recommend attending the Waterways Day.
This is the second iteration of an annual event organised by West Oxfordshire District Council to allow residents to speak to the agencies involved in managing waterways locally. The event will take place at the Corn Exchange in Witney on 23 November from 10am until 6pm.
There will be a focus on four key areas: water pollution; clean water supply; flood mitigation and natural flood management and nature recovery schemes. Throughout the day, different agencies will speak on different issues, with opportunities to ask questions after each talk. The full schedule for the day is available on the designated website: Waterways Day 2023 - West Oxfordshire District Council (westoxon.gov.uk)
For those who would prefer to drop in to the event, there will be a display area for residents to review information and speak to representatives. Some of the organisations who will be in attendance are Oxfordshire County Council, Thames Water, the Environment Agency, the Nature Recovery Network and Earthwatch Europe.
The event is free but attendees will require a ticket for entry. You can confirm you attendance via this website: West Oxfordshire Waterways Day 2023 Tickets, Thu 23 Nov 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite