Water Resources Management Plan
A Summary: Our Water Resources Management Plan 2020-25

Every five years we develop a Water Resource Management Plan (WRMP) which sets out how we will provide a secure supply of water to our customers whist protecting and enhancing the environment. 


We forecast how much water we will have available to supply our customers, taking account of future droughts, climate change and the need to protect and enhance the environment. We also forecast how much water our customers need taking account of future population growth. By comparing our supply and demand forecasts, we will confirm if we have sufficient supplies of water to meet customer demand over the planning period and if not, what demand reduction and new supply schemes we will need.


These plans are agreed with Defra and the Environment Agency and our current WRMPs for 2020-25 summaries can be download below and further details can be found here.

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