The government has published its response to the recent consultation on the expansion of the Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan to cover coastal and estuarine waters.
- Government expands plan to tackle storm overflows, including all coastal and estuary sites
- Marine protected areas and shellfish water protected areas made a priority
- Plan to drive £60 billion capital investment over next 25 years – the largest infrastructure programme in water company history.
There is also an updated plan and impact assessment.