We hosted our last consultation event in October 2023 where we shared our updated
proposals with everyone. Based on the valuable feedback that we received we have
been reviewing other options to see how we can minimise our impact on the

We have developed an alternative approach that is to make changes so that the
area is no longer classified as a reservoir under the Reservoirs Act 1975. This will
mean that we won’t have a significant impact on the local community, but at the
same time we can retain the existing protection from flood risk.

Please come and meet us at our next drop-in event to hear more about this new
option and to ask us any questions you may have.

If you’re unable to attend, we’ll also be putting details of our proposals on our
web page just ahead of the event