Essex abstraction licensing strategy
How water resources are managed in the Essex catchment.
This licensing strategy sets out how water resources are managed in the Essex catchment area.
It provides information about where water is available for further abstraction. It also indicates how reliable a new abstraction licence may be.
Published: 28 February 2013
Updated: 9 August 2017
- 1) Revised explanation of our area approach to renewing time limited licences and addressing sustainability. 2) Clarification that the requirements of habitats directive sites will over-ride the CAMS status. 3) Minor changes to the status of water bodies and the hands off flows in certain areas. 4) New maps where necessary to keep up with these changes.
- First published.