Water is vital for life, so we need to use and manage it effectively as Ashford grows.

The River Stour, which flows through Ashford, has demonstrated its dynamic character with episodes of both extreme low flows and severe flooding, and Ashford's Future is committed to ensuring all developments use water efficiently and sustainably.

In 2003 the government funded an Ashford Integrated Water Management Study (AIWMS) to plan exactly how the environment can accommodate the growth of housing and employment, whilst still conserving our ecological heritage.

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Read about the highly successful Savings On Tap project on the Hillreed Homes development at Highland Park, South Ashford.