Stretching from the Humber to the Tweed, and the Pennine and Cheviot hills to the coast, WReN includes cities, towns, villages, and rural communities, supplied by three core water companies:
Our region is home to a diverse and valuable natural environment, including four National Parks, five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, over 50 sites of European importance and over 600 Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Our rivers and dales, and the hills that separate them, are a vital part of this beautiful place.
The North's economy contributes around £160 billion a year to the UK economy (Gross Value Added). This money comes from a wide range of businesses and industries, including agriculture, finance, manufacturing, and tourism.
Here in the North, we have the most drought-resilient public water supply in England today.Find out more
Current and forecasted water use, weighing up the balance between water demand and supply availability up until 2045.For the future
Welcome to the Water Resources North Emerging Plan consultation. We would like your feedback to help inform and develop the final plan.Find out more
Our Draft Regional Water Resources Plan for the North of EnglandFind out more