In the latest set of natural capital accounts for the UK, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has described current levels of water abstraction are unsustainable in some regions – as abstraction in England continues to rise. The amount of water being abstracted for public water supply declined by 12%, to 6,443 million cubic metres, from […]

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New research, commissioned through the water industry collaborative fund for Waterwise’s Water Efficiency Strategy Steering Group, has found that a government-led mandatory water label linked to building regulations and fittings standards could reduce personal water consumption by up to 30 litres per person per day within 25 years. Phase 2 Summary Report (2019); Phase 2 […]

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Defra ‘This document constitutes the summary of responses received to our January 2019 consultation, ‘Improving our management of water in the environment’, the Government’s responses to the points respondents raised and our decisions on the proposals. This is a big report and questions and Government responses cover these areas: Water Resources Management Plans (questions 2 […]

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