Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003)
Notice of application for a transfer licence to abstract (take)
water for a previously exempt abstraction
Canal and River Trust has applied to the Environment Agency for a licence to
The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application in accordance with
Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Regulation 8 of The Water
Abstraction (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017.
The application is for a licence to abstract (take) water from the Rising Brook
in Rugeley, Staffordshire at National Grid Reference SK 04686 18183 to transfer
water via a piped feeder without intervening use into the Trent and Mersey Canal
for the purpose of supporting navigation.
Abstraction will take place all year at the abstract rates of 106,696 cubic metres
per year, 9,211 cubic metres per day, 385 cubic metres per hour, and 107 litres
You can see the application and documents submitted with it at the
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 a representation about this application by email, quoting the name of the
applicant and Reference Number NPS/NA/000535 to the Environment Agency at:
PSC-WaterResources@environment-agency.gov.uk by 29th July 2020.
For advice about how to make a representation, please call 03708 506 506.