Corporate report

Reservoir safety biennial report: April 2015 to December 2016

This report sets out actions the Environment Agency has taken in its role as the reservoir regulator.

Documents

Reservoir safety biennial report: April 2015 to December 2016

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Owners and operators of reservoirs must follow the requirements of the Reservoirs Act 1975. The Environment Agency may take enforcement action if they don’t.

The Environment Agency issued 14 enforcement notices at 14 reservoirs in England between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016. The report also records the number of post-incident reports that the Environment Agency had received.

Contact the Reservoir Safety team for more information on 03708 506506 or email reservoirs@environment-agency.gov.uk

Published 28 September 2017