Introduction ‘Green Infrastructure (GI) is a key strategy in the European landscape policies aimed at reconnecting vital natural areas to urban hubs as well as restoring and improving their functional roles. Thus, GI is an essential planning concept towards protecting Natural Capital and simultaneously enhancing quality of life. This approach needs to be urgently implemented […]

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This inquiry was launched following the Government’s publication of a  draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Water Resources Infrastructure. It sets out the government’s policy for development of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) for water resources in England. Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the summary Read the full report The National Infrastructure Commission has […]

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EFRA This inquiry was launched following the Government’s publication of a draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Water Resources Infrastructure. It sets out the government’s policy for development of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) for water resources in England. Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the summary Read the full report The National Infrastructure Commission […]

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Ofwat has announced funding for a water Regulators’ Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID). “This team will ensure a smooth regulatory path for strategic water transfers and joint infrastructure projects. RAPID will bring together staff from Ofwat, the Environment Agency, and Drinking Water Inspectorate into a new team. It will follow a range of projects […]

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