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Canal Boat - - Directory -

Peo­ple al­ways forget how im­por­tant canals are to land drainage. Today, as land along­side canals is built on, the drainage they pro­vide be­comes even more im­por­tant. Although I try to sup­port the Canal & River Trust with re­gard to her­itage, I do think the po­lit­i­cal de­ci­sion to make our canals into a char­ity was gov­ern­ment wash­ing their hands of their re­spon­si­bil­ity for drainage.

What do the wa­ter­ways need most?

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