Advice Introduction

There are many every day actions that everyone can take to protect the River Kennet and its tributaries. A few of the key things we are asked about are detailed in this section, see the menu on the left.

If you want to report pollution which needs immediate attention from the Environment Agency or Thames Water please click here.

You can help us collect data on general river pollution, by using our Muddy Walks app here.

To fix bank erosion or address problems such as sediment build up or poor habitat we use a variety of 'green' or 'soft' engineering techniques. Wessex Rivers Trust and the Wild Trout Trust both have good information explaining this, and ARK are always pleased to work with landowners and communities to improve river habitat using this approach.