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River Tweed Commission

River Tweed Commission

The River Tweed Commission is the body which, by law, protects and manages the Salmon and other freshwater fish in the river Tweed.  Our mission is to protect Salmon migration and stocks, balance differing interests, and ensure a flourishing future for all migratory and non-migratory fish in the river.

Current News

River Tweed Commission Welcomes Abstraction License Suspension

A lack of rainfall in recent months has meant that parts of the River Tweed catchment reached Significant Scarcity last week – the highest category for water scarcity defined by SEPA.

River Tweed fish stock concerns grow amid low water levels

18th Aug 22

 "We will continue to closely monitor the situation, evaluate the potential environmental, economic and social impacts and consider advice from SEP and scientific bodies before determining what actions to take.

SEPA Freshet Update

18th Aug 2022

Please be advised that SEPA have requested freshets from Fruid/Talla, Baddinsgill/West Water - Whiteadder Reservoirs and St Mary’s Loch this week.


Interactive Catchment Map

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