Corporate report

Water for life and livelihoods: Managing water for people, business, agriculture and the environment

This publication was withdrawn on 15 July 2016

This guidance was produced to support the review of the river basin management plans, which were originally published in December 2009.

Following three public consultations and extensive engagement with partners and the public by the Environment Agency, the updated river basin management plans were published in February 2016. Because the key information from this guidance has been incorporated (and updated where relevant) into the updated river basin management plans and associated guidance, it is no longer required as a standalone document.

See Environment Agency guidance on:

The Environment Agency's approach to water regulation, how it manages water for people, business, agriculture and the environment.

Documents

Water for life and livelihoods: Managing water for people, business, agriculture and the environment - Summary

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Water for life and livelihoods: Managing water for people, business, agriculture and the environment

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Detail

This report and summary document contains details of our approach to water regulation, including background on what water regulation has achieved, case studies and our future strategy. It sets out the priorities, aims and direction for our regulatory work explaining how we help to protect and improve water resources in England through monitoring, permitting and information and advice.