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The Sussex River Ouse

Through the green heart
of Sussex

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Please see our latest Autumn 2020 Newsletter


Our next public meeting is on Thursday 19 November 2020.
Lee Dance, Head of Water Resources at South East Water, will describe
the River Ouse water supply transfer between Ardingly Reservoir and
the Barcombe Reservoirs and water treatment works.

Ardingly is catchment fed but is also topped-up during the winter
by pumping from the River (subject to sufficient flow).
The stored water is released during the summer (or periods of low-flow in general)
to give a steady base-flow to be abstracted at Barcombe.

We hope Lee will describe the various weirs and abstractions at the Barcombe complex.

Due to Covid-19 this meeting is now being held online using Zoom starting a 7:30 pm. So you can attend without any travelling! Please email for the necessary link to join the meeting.