In order to meet the future need for water, we want to build a second reservoir locally, called Cheddar Reservoir Two.
Having undertaken initial investigations, we are now designing a scheme and developing a planning application that will be submitted to Sedgemoor District Council by the end of 2013.
We understand the importance of this scheme in relation to the local community and environment. We are therefore fully committed to working with local residents and key stakeholders to deliver the best possible scheme for the local area as set out in our ‘Vision Statement’. A key part of the planning process will be to consult fully with the community to help shape the plans before they are finalised.
To see Bristol Water’s Vision for Cheddar Reservoir Two please click here.
To find out more about the existing Cheddar Reservoir and its history click here.
Bristol Water supplies more than a million people with water in a 2,400 square kilometre area stretching from Tetbury in the north, to Burnham in the south and east to Wells and Shepton.
It maintains 6,650km of local water mains and operates 16 treatment works to provide water of the highest standard, which is stored in 140 covered reservoirs.
To find out more about Bristol Water click here.
We have now refined our proposals for the second reservoir planned at Cheddar and will be consulting on our preferred proposals from 27 June 2013.
Come along to one of our public exhibitions to find out more and discuss the proposals with the project team:
From 3pm to 7.30pm on Thursday, 27 June or 1pm to 7.30pm on Friday, 28 June at Cheddar Church House (BS27 3RE)
From 10am to 4pm on Saturday, 29 June at Axbridge Town Hall (BS26 2AP)
Please let us have your comments by 31 July 2013.
A key part of the planning process will be to consult fully with the community to help shape the plans before they are finalised.