Wye MC Management Catchment

Operational catchments

There are 4 operational catchments in this management catchment.

This catchment crosses the border with Wales. To access data and information on the Welsh side of the border, visit Natural Resources Wales / River Basin Management Plans.

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    Catchment Partnerships Pages

    To view the catchment partnership pages switch to the river basin management plan


    The River Wye drains a large catchment comprising a rich and varied landscape spanning the Welsh and English borders. It rises at Plynlimon and flows south easterly through Hereford and Monmouth to discharge into the Severn Estuary at Chepstow. The Wye is rich in wildlife with a variety of habitats, being recognised as such as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

    River Wye downstream of Symonds Yat rock