Hampshire has always relied on the environment for drinking water. However, to protect the health of the county’s chalk stream rivers, we must reduce how much water we take from them when river flows are low. This means investing in new water sources for the region.

Welcome to Water for Life – Hampshire

Why Hampshire faces water shortages and how we're keeping taps and rivers flowing through dry weather and drought.

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Consultation

How your views are helping us shape the way we source, treat and supply water across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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What we're doing

To protect the health of Hampshire's rivers, we're investing in new water sources for the region.

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Our strategic solutions

Between now and 2030, we’re investing in exploring new sources of water to address the shortfall in Hampshire.

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Other strategic resource options

We’re working with other water companies to support our Water for Life – Hampshire programme.

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Technical documents

More detail on the solutions we're exploring, including our technical investigations, feasibility studies and submissions to our regulators.

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Latest updates

Latest on our Water for Life – Hampshire programme, which will help keep taps and rivers flowing, especially during a drought.

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Ground surveys

We’re undertaking a range of surveys required as part of the Water for Life – Hampshire programme to help us develop our water transfer and water recycling plans.

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