Go-ahead for £125m Cheddar reservoir

Grant Prior 7 years ago
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Plans have been approved for a new £125m reservoir next to the existing one in Cheddar, Somerset.

Sedgemore District Council has approved the Bristol Water scheme which now needs regulatory backing from regulator Ofwat to proceed.

Bristol Water said: “We believe that the £125m reservoir, if built, will provide a much needed new source of water in Somerset – as well as being of enormous long term recreational and conservation benefit.

“However, there is still a long way to go before any construction, as the investment must also secure regulatory approval from Ofwat.”

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