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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY WATER RESOURCES ACT 1991

Notice ID: MFN0643097

Notice effective from
26th January 2022 to 25th February 2022

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 The Environment Agency Is applying to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for a licence. The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application, in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 of the Water Resources (Abstraction and Impounding) Regulations 2006. The application is for a licence to obstruct or impede the flow of the River Foss at National Grid Reference SE 64877 62247, Lilling Farm, North Yorkshire. Water will be obstructed or impeded by means of a flow control structure to prevent downstream flooding during severe flood events. The impounding works would consist of a concrete structure with a permanent open orifice and emergency penstock, which will allow flow to pass unimpeded except for when flood conditions occur. The structure is part of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. 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 reference number NPS/WR/033035 to the Environment Agency, at PSC-WaterResources@

environment-agency.gov.uk

by 23rd February 2022. After the 23rd February 2022 the Environment Agency will be able to grant a licence authorising the proposal. The licence shall be viewed as granted, unless the Secretary of State, either as a result of any representations made about the proposal or otherwise, instructs or asks for an application to be made to them. For advice about how to make a representation call 03708506506.

Is applying to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for a licence. The Environment Agency is giving notice of this application, in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 of the Water Resources (Abstraction and Impounding) Regulations 2006. The application is for a licence to obstruct or impede the flow of the River Foss at National Grid Reference SE 64877 62247, Lilling Farm, North Yorkshire. Water will be obstructed or impeded by means of a flow control structure to prevent downstream flooding during severe flood events. The impounding works would consist of a concrete structure with a permanent open orifice and emergency penstock, which will allow flow to pass unimpeded except for when flood conditions occur. The structure is part of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme.

Send any representation about this application by email, quoting the reference number NPS/WR/033035 to the Environment Agency, at PSC-WaterResources@

environment-agency.gov.uk

by

After the

the Environment Agency will be able to grant a licence authorising the proposal. The licence shall be viewed as granted, unless the Secretary of State, either as a result of any representations made about the proposal or otherwise, instructs or asks for an application to be made to them. For advice about how to make a representation call

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