Opposition to £600m water plant plan
** SEVERE DOUBTS OVER WATER PLANS **
There seems to be cross party agreement over plans by Southern Water to build and operate a £600 million desalination plant at Fawley, with a proposal to pipe water alongthe Waterside railway track to Testwood lakes.
Southern Water have carried out a consultation which seem to invite more questions than it answers. The company isn’t “trusted” by local people. It has a terrible performance record and has frequently been convicted of environmental crimes.
The New Leader of New Forest District Council has indicated opposition to the plans. Hopefully, he took legal advice before doing so. As a planning authority, the District Council has a legal duty to keep… More
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