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Broadland Agricultural Water Abstractors Group

Chairman: Anthony Seaman

Vice Chairman: William Sands

Treasurer: Nick Deane

Email Communication: Christopher Deane (NFU)

Committee: Anthony Seaman, Jamie Lockhart, Tim Place, Nick Deane, Kelly Hewson-Fisher, Tim Papworth, William Sands, Steve Lawley, Jamie Harrison, Tony Bambridge, John Newton, Andrew Peal, Christopher Deane, Louis Baugh, Gavin Paterson, Toby Mermagen & Mark Murray

Membership & Technical Advisor: Steve Moncaster, PhD

Website Manager: Steve Moncaster

BAWAG is an association of 170 agricultural and horticultural abstractors based around Norfolk Broads in East Anglia. BAWAG was formed in 1997 in response to the 1994 Habitat Directive. BAWAG represents abstractors interests in North Norfolk CAMS and Broadland CAMS.

BAWAG acts as a forum for discussion of sustainable agricultural water management, it encourages its members to both have a greater involvement in water policy and to strive for wise and sustainable use of water resources.


Advance notice for Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) given. Meeting follows November-December 2021 membership survey and is to debate future direction of BAWAG. EGM to be held at Fakenham Racecourse February 18 2022 starting at 10am. See January 2022 Newsletter for details [26/01/22]
January 2022 Newsletter issued - look out for this in your inbox [26/01/22]

Funding of BAWAG

Funded by subscription.  Rates based on the number of cubic meters of licenced abstraction quantity.

2007 Water Efficiency Awards

BAWAG won the "Inspiring Change" category at a presentation held at the Energy Clinic on 6th March 2007.

Water Audits/efficiency

BAWAG encouages members to conduct water audits to show efficiency. Courses are run regularly to ensure managers and staff remain efficient water users.

Next Event

Friday 18 February 2022
Fakenham Racecourse
Times: 10.00 to 12.00 midday
Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) see January 2022 Newsletter for details
Visitors: 129260