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Water Resources Management Plan - Consultation

Affinity Water would like to bring to your attention today's launch of its consultation with its customers and our stakeholders on the Affinity Water draft Water Resources Management Plan (WRMP). The WRMP aims to address a significant future shortfall in water resources in Affinity Water's supply area. Population growth, climate change and the demand for water are putting significant pressure on the local environment and water resources in Affinity Water's supply area. Without action, the area Affinity Water supplies faces a possible shortfall of 449 million litres a day by 2050. It wants to hear what customers and stakeholders think about its draft plan to help shape the final plan which it will publish in Autumn 2023.

Please take part and have your say.

The consultation runs for 14 weeks until 20 February 2023 and Affinity Water really wants to hear your views. The Engagement website (https://affinitywater.uk.engagementhq.com/wrmp ) provides a breadth of materials from videos and summary documents to detailed appendices and most importantly the consultation questions. All your views will be considered and it will produce a Statement of Response to its customers and our stakeholders in May 2023 to update you on how your responses will shape the final plan.

Affinity Water is holding a number of events both regionally and locally to explain more about our plan. If you would like to join any of these sessions please let Affinity Water know by email.

Events:

14 November: WRSE and SE water companies to launch dWRMP24 public consultations

16 November: WRSE Parliamentary launch event (including SE companies)

17 November: National Water Resources webinar

22 November: WRSE webinar

23 November: WRE webinar

28 November: Affinity Water and Thames Water - Water Resources Forum (hybrid event)

13 December: Local Authority and Canal community event with focus on the Grand Union Canal Strategic Resource Option

Other local events to be confirmed and will be updated on the engagement site.

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 14:08 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Services