The government is consulting until 5th April on the approach to the fourth round of reporting under the Adaptation Reporting Power (ARP4 Strategy). We want to gather views from infrastructure operators and public bodies. We are asking about: the usefulness of reporting how to improve on this for future rounds what should be contained in […]

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Among a swathe of Ofwat PR24 publications last week, the regulator is consulting on regulatory reporting for 2022-23, and on operational greenhouse gas emissions performance commitments definitions for PR24. Regulatory reporting This consultation sets out proposed changes to the reporting requirements for the annual performance report (APR) for 2022-23 onwards. The reporting requirements for the […]

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Some water company and regional water resource plans have been published for consultation this week. They include large programmes of work to manage demand and supply over the next 25-50 years. Read more about the £6 billion plan launched to counter serious threat to water security and the environment in Eastern England For the South […]

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From Defra Consultation description We want to know what you think about Defra’s proposed changes to 11 specifications made under the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999. These regulations are needed to protect human health from contaminated drinking water. We need to update the specifications to reflect modern toilet designs. One change will introduce a […]

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Waterwise has published its draft water efficiency strategy for consultation. The document sets out a cross-sector strategy to deliver greater water efficiency in the UK by 2030, including: Why water demand needs to reduce – so everyone has an understanding of the challenges faced across the UK. The objectives to achieve by 2030 – 10 […]

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From Waterbriefing On 17 January 2022 regional water resources groups, made up of water companies and other water users and stakeholders, launched 5 emerging regional water resources plans for consultation. Introducing the review, the Agency said: “We are now at a pivotal point of opportunity for water resources management. In March 2020, the Environment Agency […]

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The DEFRA’s Consultation on the Government’s Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan closed on 12 May. The deadline for responses to the DEFRA Consultation on Environmental Targets has been extended to 27 June. DEFRA is currently consulting on proposals for a series of legally-binding, long-term environmental targets in England. In accordance with the Environment Act 2021 […]

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