National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement – September 2018 Environment Agency ‘The NDG convened on Thursday 20 September to assess the present situation and review the action being taken to reduce the risk of drought in 2019.  Published 20 September The National Drought Group (NDG), chaired by Environment Agency Chief Executive Sir James Bevan, brings […]

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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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