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Notice ID: MFN0624830

Notice effective from
10th September 2021 to 10th October 2021

Water Resources Act 1991 as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a transfer licence to abstract (take) water Sewells Reservoir Construction 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 Essex Gravels at Elmstead, Colchester between National Grid References TM 05747 25976, TM 06264 25942, TM 06224 25747, and TM 05667 25783 to transfer it to Essex Gravels at National Grid Reference (NGR) TM 06179 25872 or to the Bromley Brook at NGR TM 05947 25989 without intervening use.
The application is to abstract water as follows:
- 78.4 cubic metres an hour ? 1,882 cubic metres a day
- 685,048 cubic metres a year ? The abstraction is for the purpose of dewatering.
We are following Government advice to manage the risks of Coronavirus to our organisation, to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and sustain our critical operations. As a result, please contact us via e-mail or use the number below to arrange to see the application documents. Send any representation about this application by email, quoting the name of the applicant and reference number NPS/WR/033659 to the Environment Agency at:

by 8 October 2021.
For advice about how to make a representation, please call 03708 506 506.


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