Supply of water treatment chemicals post Brexit.

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Dear Environment Agency,

Please can you supply the following information under the FOI Act/EI regulations:

What proportion of chemicals and consumables e.g. activated carbon, used for potable water treatment in the UK is supplied from or via mainland Europe?

What is the approximate quantity ( in terms of weeks consumption) held in stock in the UK?

Are there any strategic reserved supplies as a contingency against disruption to supplies?

Are there any regions in the UK that are more vulnerable than others to shortages of said substances?

Yours faithfully,

Dennis May

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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