Cows drinking from a trough
Sweeping changes to rules controlling the volume of water abstracted by farm boreholes in Wales mean that most must now be licensed to continue operating. Until now, farmers in large parts of Wales, including all of west Wales, have not needed a licence to operate a borehole. See also: How outdoor pig producers can safeguard drinking water One reason for these regions being granted an exemption when the licences were first introduced was they lacked the necessary network of pipes […]