Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm (emergencies only at other times)
Help us to shape the future
We work with farmers in the surface water catchments shown on the map below:
Each catchment has been designated a Drinking Water Safeguard Zone by the Environment Agency. Certain substances must be managed carefully to prevent the pollution of raw water sources that are used to provide drinking water.
We work with the farmers inside the safeguard zone to:
The graph below shows the metaldehyde (a commonly used slug pellet) trend in Durleigh reservoir before and after catchment management commenced.
For more information about surface water catchment management please email
Mike Dyer, pesticides specialist.