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Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a licence to obstruct or impede the flow of an inland water using impounding works. United Utilities Water Limited

Notice ID: MFN0607798

Notice effective from
6th May 2021 to 5th June 2021

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of application for a licence to obstruct or impede the flow of an inland water using impounding works. United Utilities Water 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 obstruct or impede the flow of Stock Beck which becomes Birds Park Reservoir at National Grid Reference SD 53 93, to the east of Kendal. The aim of this proposal is to lower the level of the reservoir and reduce its stored volume to 1733 cubic metres. The embankment height will be reduced and a new over flow weir and channel will be constructed to reduce the reservoir storage capacity. 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-mall 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/020740 to the Environment Agency at:

PSC-WaterResources@environment-agency.gov.uk

by 3rd June 2021.

You can view the application and supporting documents

online at:

https://consult.enviranment-agency.gov.uk/psc/



united-utilities-water-limited-nps-wr-02740

For advice about how to make a representation, please call

03708506506.

Attachments

MFN0607798.pdf Download

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