ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a transfer licence to abstract (take) water for a previously exempt abstractionNotice ID: MFN0584848
Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a transfer licence to abstract (take) water for a previously exempt abstraction
The Harnham Water Meadows Trust has applied to the Environment Agency for a licence to abstract water. The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Regulation 8 of The Water Abstraction (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017. The application is for a licence to abstract (take) water from the River Nadder at National Grid References SU13525 29481 and SU13453 29624, to transfer it without intervening use to inland waters comprising the Hamham Water Meadows Managed Wetland System. Abstraction will take place each year for the following periods and purposes:
- From December to March inclusive for the purpose of Flood Irrigation, including water meadows, warping and pest control
- From January to December inclusive for the purpose of Nature Conservation
We are following Government advice to manage the risks of Coronavirus to our organisation, to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and sustain our critical operations. As a result, please contact us via e-mail or use the number below to arrange to see the application documents. Send a representation about this application by email, quoting the name of the applicant and reference number NPS/NA/001450 to the Environment Agency at:
by 3rd December 2020.
For advice about how to make a representation call 03708506506.