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Policy & Activities

31 October, 2007

HBF Response - Water for People and the Environment

HBF has responded to this consultation we have suggested that any proposals for restricting water supply in 'water-stressed areas" and possibly imposing higher charges should not be considered until water leakage has been reduced. We also suggested that the EA should have a national strategy, possibly including serious consideration of a national grid for water. We reiterated that proliferation of sustainable drainage systems is still being impeded by the lack of any mechanism for adoption and maintenance