Environment Agency Application for Drought Order (United Utilities Water Limited)

Closed 16 Sep 2022

Opened 9 Sep 2022


TAKE NOTICE that due to the threat of a serious deficiency of supplies of water for compensation flows from Upper Black Moss and Lower Black Moss Reservoirs (National Grid Reference: SD 82 41) to Black Moss water the Environment Agency (“the Agency”) is applying to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for a drought order under Section 73 of the Water Resources Act 1991. This deficiency is caused by an exceptional shortage of rain.


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