Rotary Environment 1090 - Magazine - Page 53
towards their community service. Don’t forget the
anglers, paddle-boarders, sailing and canoe clubs and
other river users, even the small boat hire companies.
Contact your local Lock Keeper - many will be
keen to help. The Environmental Agency are partnering
this collection in the Thames Valley and Anglia reigon.
If you wish to collect rubbish in boats, only small
boats under 7M long are permitted under the Rotary
insurance and buoyancy aids are required at all times.
For kayaks/canoes and paddle boards a support/safety
boat should be provided,
Clubs will be responsible for overall management on
their chosen area. (We have identified all 1090 Clubs
and their relationship to the river / tributaries and
suggested groupings - these can be found in the Clubs
and Locations section below. AND LOCATIONS CLICK HERE
a. Risk assessment. - CLICK HERE for template
b. Bartlett (Rotary’s insurance confirm) As long as the
event falls within the Rotary Guide and the
watercraft events condition is adhered to, the event
will be covered.
c. Respect the wild life, there are likely to be ground
nesting wasps (mainly summer), or birds (mainly spring)
that you might disturb.
Respect other river users and be aware of river
conditions. Ensure all safety measures are followed.
DO NOT TAKE RISKS and respect the general public.