Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a full licence to abstract (take) water.Notice ID: MF0564173
Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a full licence to abstract (take) water.
Withers Fruit Farm Limited has applied to the
Environment Agency for a licence.
The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application,
in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act
1991 and Regulation 6 of the Water Resources (Abstraction
and Impounding) Regulations 2006.
The application is for a full licence to abstract water from
surface water at a tributary of Withington Marsh Bk-
source to conf R Little Lug, National Grid Reference
SO 57753 44857.
The application is to abstract water as follows:
* 84 cubic metres an hour ? 2,000 cubic metres a day
* 200,000 cubic metres a year ? Between September and May inclusive in each year.
The water will be used for filling a storage reservoir for
subsequent trickle irrigation of fruits.
We are following Government advice to manage the
risks of Coronavirus to our organisation, to protect the
health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and sustain
our critical operations. As a result, please contact us
via e-mail or use the number below to arrange to see
the application documents.
Send any representation about this application by email,
quoting the name of the applicant and reference number
NPS/WR/031951 to the Environment Agency at:
by 10th September 2020.
For advice about how to make a representation call
03708 506 506.