Our region

Eastern England faces a number of significant risks to its future water supply, which could have a catastrophic impact on the area’s communities, economy, and environment if left unchecked.

We are working in partnership to safeguard a sustainable supply of water for the Eastern England, resilient to future challenges and enabling the area’s communities, environment and economy to reach their full potential.

What is our mission?

The Water Resources East programme brings together partners from a wide range of industries including: water, energy, retail, the environment, land management and agriculture, to work in collaboration to manage these challenges, building on the area’s unique opportunities for sustainable future growth, and pioneering a new approach to managing water resources.

Our mission:

In a region with rapid economic development and strong environmental ambition at a time of climate emergency, WRE will work with water users across Eastern England to:

Identify and develop multi-sector collaborative solutions which meet the needs of all water users.
Promote holistic landscape scale water management, working from individual landowner scale, on a catchment-based approach and across wider political and hydrological boundaries.
Develop new water management solutions which are highly innovative, both technically and in the business models and regulatory frameworks that they use, helping to shape and influence future policy on water management.