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Water Act 2003

Section 72 Environment Agency’s general water resources duty
368. .Section 72: Efficient use of water resources.

Under the provisions of the Environment Act 1995 the Environment Agency has a general duty to secure the proper use of water resources in England and Wales. This section makes it clear that this includes a duty to secure the efficient use of those water resources.

369.Provisions in this section are devolved to the Assembly.

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