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High Speed Two: Colne Valley

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL2268, tabled on 7 September 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government when HS2 Ltd will cease to be financially liable for public water sources in the Colne Valley and for the replacement of public water supplies.

Answered on

21 September 2022

As it builds the new railway in the Colne Valley, HS2 Ltd has been working closely with Affinity Water to ensure that there continues to be no interruption to the provision of high-quality drinking water. Working alongside Affinity Water and the Environment Agency (EA), HS2 Ltd has funded a range of protective measures to ensure resilience of public water supply.