Abstraction Licence Service

An Abstraction Licence is a licence, obtained from the Environment Agency or appropriate regulatory body, to divert either surface water or ground water for a designated purpose. We can guide you through every stage off your application process to ensure you stay within the law and are able to fully enjoy the benefits of your own private water supply.

How Can We Help?

  • Vast experience in dealing with a range of water abstraction license applications
  • We offer a full private water supply management service so you don’t have to worry about issues such expiry dates
  • We have experienced professionals on hand to deal with any queries you may have should you have a change in circumstances

Our Water Abstraction Licence Procedure

The company retains a former Environment Agency employee in order to guide clients through every aspect of applying for and obtaining a new abstraction licence.

From initial Section 32 consultation, water features survey, obtaining drilling and testing consent, pumping test and analysis, advertising and formal licence application justification Dales Water assists clients to abstract water within the law.

The company’s support however, doesn’t end there. Whether at some point in the future your licence requires variation to reflect changes in circumstance or whether a renewal is needed as expiry approaches, Dales Water are there to support you. In many circumstances clients may wish to take advantage of our complete private water supply management service, leaving the management of their groundwater abstraction licence in our hands.