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Water and Drainage Law

Water and Drainage Law
Number of volumes: 1
Practice Area:  Environmental Law
ISBN:  9780421387003
Author: John H Bates
Subscription Information: 2 releases a year, Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Looseleaf
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Providing an up-to-date and thorough survey of the subject, Water and Drainage Law:
  • Explains the diverse body of statute and common law relating to water and drainage in a single volume
  • Discusses procedures, rights and responsibilities
  • Sets out the roles of the relevant statutory bodies, including the Environment Agency
  • Deals with core topics such as water management and resource issues, reservoirs and dams, water supply and the quality of drinking water
  • Provides detailed material on connections to water supply and sewerage systems
  • Addresses the issue of charging for water supply and sewerage services
  • Explains the pollution control regimes for discharges to waters and pollution from diffuse sources
  • Sets out flood risk management and coast defence rights and responsibilities
  • Includes discussion of areas such as navigation, recreation on water and conservation

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  • The internal waters of England and Wales
  • Rights in water pipes
  • Water management
  • Water and sewage undertakers
  • General powers in relation to statutory bodies
  • Water resources
  • Reservoirs and dams
  • Water supply
  • The quality of drinking water
  • Charging for water and sewerage services
  • Sewerage and drainage
  • Pollution of water
  • Water and drainage works
  • Land drainage and flood defences
  • Navigation
  • Recreation on waters
  • Conservation and amenity
  • Freshwater fisheries
  • Canals
  • Water Framework Directive


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