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New Defra plan for water management

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have released a plan to clean up our waters and ensure a plentiful supply for the future.

Defra’s Plan for Water sets out the actions they will take to:

  • transform management of the water system
  • clean up the water environment
  • create a sustainable supply of water for people, businesses and nature

The plan covers both the water environment, how clean it is, and water resources, how much of it we have. It brings together the significant action already taken, along with more investment, stronger regulation and tougher enforcement on those who pollute.


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