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Managing water abstraction

This document sets out national policy and the regulatory framework for managing water resources.

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Managing water abstraction

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Our Catchment Abstraction Management Strategy process assesses the availability of water resources for each river catchment, produces a strategy and feeds into investigations to identify failing water quality.

Published 3 May 2013
Last updated 25 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. The Managing Water Abstraction policy paper has been updated.
  2. First published.