Data, IT & Communications
What are the implications of the Environment Bill on the water industry?
After the pandemic forced a seven-month pause in debate, the Environment Bill has returned to Parliament, precipitating the most far-reaching changes to environmental governance in more than 30 years. Adler and Allan's Hugo Jenkins, head of water and ecology, and Matthew Humphreys, national account manager, discuss how a proactive approach to risk and remediation can ease the balance of breaking-point budgets and the provisions of the Bill for the water industry.
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