From Defra Thousands more homes and businesses are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion, as part of plans published today by the Government outlining a record £5.2 billion of investment over the next six years. More than £860 million will be spent in 2021-22 boosting design and construction of more than 1,000 […]

Read More

The Environment Agency will allow water companies to discharge untreated effluent to surface water in event of “supply chain failures” to obtain treatment chemicals Water and sewerage company effluent discharges – supply chain failure: RPS B2 How to manage effluent discharge treatment when you cannot get the chemicals you need because of unavoidable supply chain […]

Read More

The Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) partnership is inviting you to take part in the following consultation on the: draft revised Water Industry Strategic Environmental Requirements (WISER). The draft revised WISER has been jointly developed by Environment Agency and Natural England. The document has 2 parts which you can download below. WISER Part 1 sets out the environmental challenges that […]

Read More

Link to Defra press release Proposals include To introduce a tiered approach for including actions in the WINEP To better incorporate long-term planning in the development of the WINEP To clearly establish dependencies between the WINEP and other statutory planning frameworks To increase the use of catchment and nature-based solutions to meet statutory obligations To […]

Read More