The first meeting of the River Yealm Water Quality Group was held on Monday 1st March 2021 and the group meet monthly
Representatives from four parishes (Wembury, Newton & Noss, Yealmpton and Holbeton) attended the meeting hosted by Brixton Parish Council.
The objectives of the group:
Monitoring water quality with
regular updates from the EA &
ii. Using information provided by the EA and SWW to assist Parish Councils (individually and together) in reaching an informed and accurate understanding of capacity, housing numbers, impact of new developments, etc.
iii. Through the statutory consultation planning process influencing/impacting on the outcome of planning applications for the discharge of foul and surface water.
iv. Working together to raise and introduce measures in our own communities to improve water use and quality i.e. increasing the use of rain water storage.