The Water Cycle Study (JBA Consulting, September 2010).

This report has informed the selection of broad locations for future development, i.e. those locations where there will be least impact on water quality, water resources, water infrastructure and flood risk. The report also highlights the potential for mitigating any negative effects on the water environment from potential development.

Download Publication

Main Report (PDF 10.3mb)


Study area and main urban areas (PDF 336kb)
Potential strategic site allocations (PDF 3.8mb)
Current ecological status of surface water bodies (PDF 3.8mb)
Current chemical status for surface water bodies (PDF 3.8mb)
Current status of surface water resources (PDF 3.8mb)