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Essex County Council

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…, energy, food, agriculture, and public water supplies are undermined by water insecurity and underlines that we are facing a regional water crisis, with Essex one of the counties most affected. It is clear that we need to take action to protect this critical resource. Reducing our water use also cuts carbon as it requires a lot of energy to purify water. Water Resources East (WRE) is working…

… with stakeholders across the East of England to ensure that we have a framework for securing water supply out to 2050. We also need to improve water quality and protect our local wildlife in our rivers and seas. The Essex Water Strategy project will look more closely at these challenges and consider what actions we need to take locally. The aim of this work is to ensure that there is a good understanding…

… of the impact of water scarcity on Essex’s communities, businesses and council services. It is the role of water supply companies to fully assess the viability of long- term strategic water supply solutions, such as new reservoirs, piped water transfers or desalination technologies, but there are many smaller scale interventions which make a big cumulative impact. Using less water in our homes…


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