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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003

Notice ID: MF0543815

Notice effective from
14th February 2020 to 15th March 2020

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003)
Notice of application for a transfer licence to abstract (take) water. Brett Aggregates Limited
has applied to the Environment Agency for a licence.
The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application (in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Regulation 6 of the Water Resources (Abstraction and Impounding) Regulations 2006. The application is for a licence to abstract water from the Cover Sand over Kesgrave Catchment subgroup at Lufkins Farm, Great Bentley, Essex within a boundary formed by straight lines between National Grid References (NGRs) TM 09590 22301, TM 09813 22315, TM 09813 22170, TM 09908 22170, TM 09904 22056, TM 09826 22065, TM 09805 22022 and TM 09596 22104 to transfer it to Bentley Brook at NGR TM 10258 21962 without intervening use.
The application is to abstract water as follows:
- 36 cubic metres an hour - 864 cubic metres a day
- 315,360 cubic metres a year - between January and December inclusive in each year.
The transfer of water is for the purpose of dewatering a quarry over a five year period.
You can see the application and documents submitted with it at the Environment Agency: Iceni House, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JD during normal office hours (Monday to Friday, except bank holidays).
You can see a summary of the application from the Public Register at the above address during normal office hours. Send any representations about this application in writing, quoting the name of the applicant and Reference Number NPS/WR/032089 to the Environment Agency, Permitting and Support Centre, Water Resources Team, Quadrant Two, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield, S9 4WF or by email to

by 13th March 2020.
For advice about how to make a representation call 03708 506 506.


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