Policy paper

Old Bedford including Middle Level abstraction licensing strategy

How the Environment Agency manages water resources in the Old Bedford catchment.



This licensing strategy sets out how we manage water resources in the Old Bedford catchment which includes large areas of fenland (the Middle Level).

It provides information on how the Environment Agency will manage existing abstraction licences and water availability.

Published 27 February 2013
Last updated 9 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Revised explanation of our area approach to renewing time limited licences and addressing sustainability.
  2. First published.