Hampshire has always relied on rivers for drinking water. However, to protect the health of local rivers, we must reduce how much water we take from them when flows are low. This means investing in new water sources for the region.

Welcome to Water for Life – Hampshire

Why Hampshire faces water shortages and how we're keeping taps and rivers flowing through dry weather and drought.

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Latest updates

See the latest updates on our developing plans.

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Consultations

How your views are helping us shape the way we source, treat and supply water across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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Water shortages in Hampshire

Hampshire has always relied on rivers for drinking water, but new pressures have put strain on these precious habitats.  

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What we're doing

To protect the health of Hampshire's rivers, we're investing in new water sources for the region.

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Our strategic solutions

Between now and 2030, we’re investing in exploring new sources of water to address the shortfall in Hampshire.

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Other strategic regional options

Details of other Strategic Regional Solutions which we’re working on with other water companies to support our Water for Life – Hampshire programme.

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Technical documents

More detail about the solutions we are exploring – including our technical investigations, feasibility studies and submissions to our regulators.

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