Guidance for irrigation reservoirs

The design guide is intended to support the development of irrigation water storage reservoirs in Kent, by outlining some of the key issues that need to be considered when planning, designing, finding most suitable ground conditions and constructing.

This document also aims to support the local planning authorities in Kent by highlighting the benefits reservoirs can provide and discusses the issues that need to be considered when developing related policy.

Information such as the balance between supporting rural economic growth, protecting landscapes and enhancing the local environment is also provided.