Summary of consultees and government response August 2018 Between 5 and 26 April 2018 the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) held an informal consultation on the types and sizes of nationally significant water resources infrastructure in the Planning Act 2008 (‘the Planning Act’). The consultation can be found at: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/water/npsinfrastructure-types-and-sizes.The consultation was […]

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CEH Blog on the summer and water resources – full of useful graphs and descriptions Submitted by Mr. Jamie Hannaford on Thu, 09/08/2018 CEH ‘The summer of 2018 has continued to deliver plenty of reliable holiday weather, but the heatwave conditions have also caused significant impacts on people and the environment. The persistent hot and dry conditions have […]

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Water sector regulators call on water companies to do more on resilience Defra, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate and Ofwat have sent a joint letter to the water companies calling on them to do more work on building resilience in water resources management in England. The regulators say that “ambitious and co-ordinated leadership” across […]

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