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Cain and Tanat River Group  (Llanfechain)


Formed in June 2008 the Cain and Tanat Rivers Group has the following aims:

 Publicity to raise public awareness of the state of our local rivers.   More


To help keep our environment tidy.   More


In conjunction with the Environment Agency (EA) and the Severn Rivers Trust (SRT), the group members monitor the quality of the river water.  More

 

 Perform invertebrate monitoring at multiple points on the local river system and to send regular results to the Severn Rivers Trust to allow them to build records for the ‘Health’ of our local river.  


To record and help remove ‘invasive’ species of plants such as Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed which are invading the area.  More


To hold regular meeting to liaise with the EA and SRT and arrange “clean ups”, river monitoring and to plan how to reduce the invasive species.  


The group works closely with the Llanfyllin Riverside Project.  More


Contacts.  More

Our local rivers are the rivers Fyllon, Alan, Cain, Tanat and Vyrnwy.

The Cain at Llanfechain  

The confluence of the Cain and  Vyrnwy


The confluence of the Fyllon and Alan

The Cain from the old bridge at Llanfyllin