Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

A consultant has been appointed and they are well advanced in preparing a draft set of guidance material. They have received a range of valuable advice and suggestions from the water corporations on the Working Group that has been formed to support this project.

Once the draft guidance material is finalised, EPA will be consulted to ensure that the material is consistent with the approach to GED.

The finalised guidance material is anticipated to be available to all water corporations by the end of November 2021.