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Abstracting or impounding water: notices of applications made

View a list of applications that have been submitted to the Environment Agency for a licence to abstract or impound water.

The Environment Agency has the power to decide whether or not to grant licences to abstract or impound water in England.

Notices are given, in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Regulation 6 of the Water Resources (Abstraction and Impounding) Regulations 2006 that applications have been made to the Environment Agency.

If you are concerned about a proposal you have a chance to comment.

Notices are published for 28 days.

New licence applications

A list of applications made for new licences to abstract or impound water.

  1. Joanna Adams: application made to impound water
  2. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/030108): application made to abstract water
  3. Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Limited: application made to abstract water
  4. Hydrosense Renewables Limited: application made to impound water
  5. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/030003): application made to abstract water
  6. Rockingham Forest Trust: application made to impound water
  7. W. Nutt & Son Limited: application made to abstract water
  8. H2O Power Ltd (NPS/WR/029588): application made to abstract water
  9. Hallidays Hydropower Limited (NPS/WR/029725): application made to abstract water
  10. Canal & River Trust (NPS/WR/028120): application made to abstract water
  11. Happy Days Farming Company Limited (NPS/WR/029295): application made to abstract water
  12. Able UK Limited: application made to abstract water
  13. Duddington Estates Limited: application made to abstract water and impound water
  14. Canal and River Trust (NPS/WR/029883): application made to abstract water
  15. Brian Hey, Mary Nilar Hey, Timothy Brian Hey, Sonia Romayne Poskitt and Stephen Guy Poskitt, trading as Hambleton Abstraction Partnership: application made to abstract water
  16. The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (NPS/WR/028863 & NPS/WR/029865): application made to abstract water and impound water
  17. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/029998): application made to abstract water
  18. Jonathan Dodd: application made to abstract water
  19. Network Rail Infrastructure Limited: application made to abstract water
  20. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/029920): application made to abstract water
  21. Eddie Allen: application made to abstract and impound water
  22. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/029859): application made to abstract water
  23. United Utilities Water Limited (NPS/WR/029653 & NPS/WR/029650) : applications made to impound water
  24. Ward Farming Limited: application made to abstract water
  25. Bristol Community Energy Limited: application made to abstract water
  26. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/029789): application made to abstract water
  27. Aquazoom Ltd (NPS/WR/015745): application made to abstract water
  28. H2O Power Ltd: application made to abstract water
  29. Happy Days Farming Company Limited: application made to abstract water
  30. Robert Ezekiel Needham: application made to abstract water
  31. National Trust (NPS/WR/028029 & NPS/WR/029815) : application made to abstract water and impound water
  32. Seed Environmental Ltd: application made to abstract water
  33. J & A Growers Limited: application made to abstract water
  34. Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead: application made to abstract water
  35. A.K. Sharpe & Sons: application made to abstract water
  36. Hertfordshire County Council: application made to impound water

Vary or revoke licence applications

A list of applications made to vary or cancel (revoke) existing licences to abstract or impound water.

  1. The Reading Sustainability Centre CIC (NPS/WR/030045 and NPS/WR/030046): application made to abstract water and impound water
  2. Affinity Water Limited (NPS/WR/029888): application made to abstract water
  3. United Utilities Water Limited (NPS/WR/026877): application made to abstract water
  4. Notice of applications for drought permits: River Derwent at Loftsome Bridge and Elvington
  5. RWE Generation UK PLC: application made to abstract water
  6. Canal and River Trust (NPS/WR/026750): application made to abstract water
  7. John Hilary Taylor, Patricia Shirley Taylor, Stephen David Taylor and Diana Victoria Mary Taylor trading as JH Taylor: application made to abstract water
  8. Notice of applications for drought permits: Yorkshire Water South Area Reservoir Group
  9. Notice of application for a drought permit: River Wharfe at Lobwood.
  10. Notice of application for a drought permit: Longdendale Reservoirs
  11. Notice of application for a drought order: Ennerdale

Environment Agency proposals to vary or revoke existing licences

Notices detailed below include any proposals by the Environment Agency (or at the directions of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs or the Welsh Ministers) to vary or revoke a licence of any type.

Licensing decision statements

The Environment Agency publish summary details of applications which they refuse and those which they grant that have attracted a lot of interest.

Published 19 September 2008
Last updated 5 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. New Notice added to collection
  2. First published.