Changes to the Reservoir Act 1975 in England - Information for Reservoir Owners, Operators and Panel Engineers

Schedule 4 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 made a number of changes to the Reservoirs Act 1975 ('the Act').    These changes came into force in England in July 2013.

The note attached here provides information on the main changes and how they may affect you.

Defra and the Institution of Civil Engineers are due to publish a revised guide to the Reservoirs Act 1975 in August 2014.

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