Water Restoration Fund
Deadline to apply 7th June 2024
Size of Grant £2,000,000
Fund Type Community
About the funding

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have opened a grant for organisations for projects that improve and prevent further deterioration of the water environment.

This is open in areas where sewage collection and treatment is provided by:

  • Thames Water
  • Yorkshire Water
  • Anglian Water
  • United Utilities
  • South West Water

This Fund is focused on restoring and improving inland and estuarine waters and wetlands in the specified geographical areas where fines and penalties from water and sewerage companies have accrued. For the purposes of this scheme, inland and estuarine waters and wetlands are defined as rivers, streams and their headwaters (including chalk streams), canals, lakes, ponds, wetlands (including freshwater and saltwater wetlands) and estuarine waters.

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