Southern Water have announced a new £5million environmental improvement fund to improve water quality at Chichester Harbour and Langstone Harbour, following Alan’s campaigning.
This will be spent on initiatives that deliver both nature-based solutions and environment net-gain for both harbours.
The full announcement can be found here https://www.southernwater.co.uk/the-news-room/the-media-centre/2021/april/southern-water-commits-to-action-and-investment-to-improve-our-harbours
Alan welcomed the investment, commenting: “I’ve campaigned for several years to improve water quality in Langstone and Chichester Harbours, and I look forward to continuing my work Southern Water, neighbouring MPs, community representatives and statutory agencies.
“Southern Water will play a key role in reducing discharges and ending storm overflows, and this investment is a good first step. I look forward to their detailed plan setting out how they will meet the new legal obligations set by the Government.”