It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year. The typical recent level of the congresbury yeo at iwood over the past 12 months has been between 0 08m and 0 43m.
In november 2019 bart carried out a programme of strategic coppicing along the river banks.
River yeo congresbury. Congresbury yeo the river rises in the centre of compton martin village in the district of bath and north east somerset as a spring which feeds the village duckpond. From there it flows past the village of ubley and enters blagdon lake which was created in the 1890s by damming the river just north of the village of blagdon. The usual range of the congresbury yeo at iwood is between 0 08m and 1 00m.
Three years ago the river yeo lost most of its fish to cormorants using the river in congresbury as a fast food outlet on their way to blagdon reservoir. The river yeo often referred to as the congresbury yeo after the village of congresbury through which it flows to avoid confusion with other similarly named rivers is a river which flows through north somerset england river course. Once again the miracle of nature has happened and fish are back in our river.
Bart have implemented measures to reduce the impact of suspended sediment and open up the dense tree canopy to encourage habitat diversity within an over wide section of the congresbury yeo below blagdon lake. Over the past few months villagers and anglers in congresbury had noticed fish in the river yeo had seemed to have completely disappeared and no one knew why. Congresbury yeo river channel improvements.
It has been between these levels for 90 of the time since monitoring began. Cormorants are blamed for loss of fish in the yeo.