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    Default Iconic chalk stream faces new abstraction threat

    Just a year after Southern Water were forced to temper their water abstraction ambitions on the lower River Test and commit to major long-term infrastructure investments instead, they have now applied for a drought permit to allow increased abstraction this summer, justified by an alleged ‘exceptional shortage of rain’.


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    Default Re: Iconic chalk stream faces new abstraction threat

    A significant victory and one that was hard fought for.

    Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers.

    Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary. ~

    Patrick F. McManus






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    Default Re: Iconic chalk stream faces new abstraction threat

    It's time water was treated as an unsustainable resource until water comapanies put in the infrastructure to suggest otherwise

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