Release the Spey: Water Abstraction Campaign

The River Spey is one of the most heavily abstracted major rivers in Scotland – threatening the survival of many species including the iconic wild Atlantic Salmon. An independent Envirocentre report, commissioned by the Spey Fishery Board and released in August 2021, presents clear evidence that the Spey catchment is under increasing pressure from over-abstraction and the growing impact of climate change. For the sake of the hundreds of species, industries and communities who rely on the river, something needs to change. We are calling on the Scottish Government and SEPA to urgently re-assess the amount of water currently being…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Release the Spey: Water Abstraction Campaign