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Yorkshire Water Services Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of proposed trial of compensation releases in the Worth Valley

Notice ID: BRA2390190

Notice effective from
5th May 2022 to 4th June 2022

Yorkshire Water Services Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) Notice of proposed trial of compensation releases in the Worth Valley

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 37 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and Regulation 6 of the Water Resources (Abstraction and Impounding) Regulations 2006, that Yorkshire Water Services ltd in collaboration with the Environment Agency are proposing to introduce a new compensation regime from Ponden and Lower Laithe Reservoirs, on the River Worth, West of Haworth in West Yorkshire.
Currently Yorkshire Water ltd are required to release water from Ponden and Lower Laithe to ensure that the river flow at Springhead Weir is no less than 6 million litres per day (Ml/d). From the week commencing the 6" June 2022 for a period of 5 years, Yorkshire Water Ltd will be introducing a seasonal compensation release from both reservoirs into the River Worth. This new regime will ensure that the combined release from Ponden and Lower Laithe Reservoirs will be no less than 5 Ml/d in January, February, November and December. 4 Ml/d in March. 3 Ml/d in April, May, September and October. 2 Ml/d in June, July and August. Each reservoir must release no less than 0.75 Ml/d at all times during the trial.

A copy of the proposal, map, and any other document submitted with it may be inspected free of charge at the address of the Environment Agency at Lateral, City Walk, Leeds, LS11 9AT, during normal office hours (Monday to Friday except bank holidays).

Any person that wishes to make representation about the trial must do so in writing to Sarah Hyde, Environment Agency, at Lateral, 8 City Walk, Leeds, LS11 9AT or

AEPYorkshireandNE@environment-agency.gov.uk

no later than 28 days from when the advert is placed in the paper.

For further advice about making a representation, a leaflet -'Making your views count" is available free of charge on request from Environment Agency offices by calling the National Customer Contact team on 03708 506 506. Any general enquiries about this notice can be made by telephoning Sarah Hyde on 020 302 58109. Yorkshire Water can be contacted at Western Way, Halifax Road, BD6 2SZ or

publicaffairs@yorkshirewater.co.uk


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