NEWS: Proposal to remove Bowston Weir

South Cumbria Rivers Trust are currently working up a proposal to remove Bowston weir, near Burneside in South Cumbria.

Discussions are still underway but in the meantime we encourage you to check the Bowston Question & Answer Document.

We have conducted a number of investigations into the removal proposal and a full design report can be found here.

A flood risk assessment has also been carried out which can be viewed here: flood risk assessment.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please e-mail: and we will provide a response as soon as we can.