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June 20, 2018

Nestlé Waters has acquired a majority stake in Princes Gate Spring Water, the UK’s eighth biggest producer of bottled water, and one of Envireau Water …

April 23, 2018

The exemption from abstraction licensing for dewatering of groundwater or rainwater in mining, quarrying or other engineering works has been removed. …

March 29, 2018

Here at Envireau Water, we have been tracking the Environment Agency’s (EA) plans to change their Environmental Permitting Charging Scheme. Following …

March 28, 2018

The abstraction of water from surface waters or groundwater is currently controlled through the abstraction licensing system, under the Water Resource …

March 27, 2018

Calling all abstraction licence holders! Don’t forget your 2017/18 annual abstraction returns are due by the end of April. Make sure to collect end of …

March 23, 2018

What’s new at Envireau Water? The latest issue of SmartWater is now available. In this issue, we discuss Abstraction Licensing New Authorisations, int …

March 23, 2018

Laurence J Betts Ltd required a licence to abstract water for the irrigation of their crops. In a catchment deemed ‘stressed’, and with the growing se …

March 1, 2018

Since the 31st October, Envireau Water has been tracking and discussing the implementation of New Authorisations across a range of sectors. This has i …

February 22, 2018

We’re thrilled that Envireau Water’s Chairperson, James Dodds, has been published in the February issue of Quarry Management. In his article, James di …

January 26, 2018

As the UK’s leading independent abstraction licensing and water management specialists, Envireau Water is heavily involved with supporting organisatio …

January 10, 2018

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has launched a compelling new series of ‘Lunch and Learn’, issues-related seminars from IQ Academy. As a nationally re …

December 13, 2017

Envireau Water was approached by an existing client to assist in the development of a water supply borehole, to support an expanding business after fi …

December 5, 2017

DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) have announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently geographically exempt areas will come in …

December 5, 2017

DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) have announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently exempt abstractions for quarry dewatering …

December 5, 2017

DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) have announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently exempt abstractions for trickle irrigatio …

November 1, 2017

At 21:00 on Tuesday 31st October DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently exempt abstra …

May 17, 2017

Leading UK law firm, Burges Salmon, have published their latest Environment and Energy Law briefing. Here at Envireau Water, we find these briefings i …

April 25, 2017

James Dodds, Managing Director, has commented on Abstraction Licence Reform and New Authorisations many times since ideas were first promoted at the t …

March 29, 2017

Leading UK law firm, Burges Salmon, have published their latest Environment and Energy Law briefing. Here at Envireau Water, we find these briefings i …

March 27, 2017

The Environment Agency will shortly be reminding abstractors that they need to complete their annual returns within 28 days of 31st March. Most licenc …

March 6, 2017

We last issued a bulletin on quarry dewatering in August 2016. The message then was “Implementation will be October 2016”. We said January or April 20 …

February 24, 2017

We last issued a bulletin on trickle irrigation licensing in August 2016. The message then was “Implementation will be October 2016”. It is now Februa …

January 25, 2017

Leading UK law firm, Burges Salmon, have re-launched their Environment and Energy Law briefings. Here at Envireau Water, we find these briefings infor …

January 25, 2017

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) are areas designated as being at risk from agricultural and nitrate pollution. Farms may be completely or partially wi …

January 24, 2017

Scotland will have a new integrated framework for environmental authorisations if proposals by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Environment Pr …

January 18, 2017

With LAMMA ’17 taking place in Peterborough over the next 2 days, we thought this was the ideal time to highlight the services that Envireau Water off …

January 6, 2017

December 2015 will not be forgotten for many years, not least by the people that have still not returned to their homes, but thankfully while we had n …

November 25, 2016

Since 2009 English grassland farmers and land managers within Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) have been able to apply for a derogation allowing them t …

October 4, 2016

Where has Envireau Water been in September? Take a look! WOW – we are going to need a bigger map! Find out more about our wide range of services here.

August 18, 2016

Despite years of procrastination and delays, as well as BREXIT, DEFRA say that the implementation date for ‘trickle irrigation licensing’ is OCTOBER 2 …

August 16, 2016

Despite years of procrastination and delays, as well as BREXIT, DEFRA say that the implementation date for ‘quarry dewatering licensing’ – Transfer Li …

August 1, 2016

From the 6th April 2016, the process for Flood Defence Consents (FDC) in England changed to the new Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) to allo …

July 8, 2016

Envireau Water are pleased to congratulate Llys Dulas Estate on Anglesey on successfully obtaining planning permission for their new amenity lake faci …

May 31, 2016

Envireau Water has been all over the country this month, and even overseas to Austria

May 26, 2016

Here at Envireau Water, we were pleased to see that Third Energy gained planning permission for their proposed hydraulic stimulation of their KM-8 wel …

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