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Action Plan,   which   contains   248   ward-­‐specific   action   plans,   each   of   which   contains   a   risk   assessment   for   the   ward   and   a   proposal   of   site-­‐specific   measures  to  improve  flood  management.     There   is   a   strong   emphasis,   in   the   strategy   and   the   action   plan,   on   developing   partnership   working   between   authorities,   agencies,   other   interested   parties   and   community   groups.   Similarly,   the   strategy   highlights   the   importance   of   delivering   multiple   benefits   (e.g.   to   biodiversity,   natural   processes   and   amenity)   to   attract   funding   from   local   and   national   government.     Ø Water  Resources  Management  Plan  for  2015  –  2040  –  Southern  Water     Water   Companies   plan   their   resource   management   activities   on   a   25   year   basis,   updating   plans   every   5   years.   The   plans   seek   to   balance   supply   and   demand,   whilst   taking   into   account   costs   to   the   consumer   and   to   the   environment.   After   a   period   of   consultation,   Southern   Water’s   plan   was   published   in   October   2014.   In   the   Company’s   ‘Western   Area’   which   includes   Hampshire  and  the  Isle  of  Wight,  there  are  challenges  faced  in  achieving  this   balance.  The  plan  includes  a  commitment  to  reviewing  the  options  currently   proposed   to   secure   water   resources   in   this   area,   to   ensure   that   the   most   appropriate  schemes  are  selected.     5.4.  What  can  the  partnership  do?   Resource  Efficiency     With  Southern  Water  as  a  key  member  of  the  partnership’s  Core  Group,  the  remaining   partners  are   all  well  placed  to  engage  with  Southern  Water’s  activities,  including  resource  efficiency  campaigns.   With   the   Partnership’s   help   there   is   an   opportunity   to   enhance   the   environmental   perspective   of   these  campaigns.   Increase  Resilience  to  Low  Flows   In  relation  to  actions  identified  in  the  Abstraction  Licensing  Strategy,  there  is  an  opportunity  to  work   with   licence   holders   to   improve   sustainability   where   flows   fall   below   the   EFI,   this   could   include   river   restoration  works  to  improve  resilience  to  low  flows.     Natural  Flood  Risk  Management     There  is  a  strong  emphasis  on  partnership  working  and  community  involvement  in  the  existing  plans   to   tackle   flood   risk   and   management.   The   TICP   could   be   well   placed   to   help   develop   the   community   aspects   of   these   plans,   particularly   working   with   landowners   and   riparian   owners   to   develop   natural   flood  risk  management  measures  such  as  strategic  woodland  and  wetland  creation.  


Profile for TICP

TICP Catchment Action Plan (low res)  

TICP Catchment Action Plan (low res)  

Profile for ticp