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We assist farmers and landowners to plan investment in irrigation projects from investigating abstraction licences to planning return on capital from capital investment in wider storage and application infrastructure.

Our Service

We are able to provide an all-encompassing service from defending your current abstraction licences to securing new licences, looking at the viability of investing in capital projects such as winter storage reservoirs to distribution mains and application equipment.

Appraisals of investment in capital projects is often undertaken alongside investigating the availablity of grant funding for such projects.  We are able to assist with:

  • Assessment of medium and long term water security
  • Securing additional licenced quantity of water where available
  • Assessing return on capital of a planned water project
  • Sourcing grant funding if applicable
  • Liaising with the Environment Agency
  • Assisting with planning applications
  • Managing the process of obtaining competitive quotations


Why Brown&Co?

We have a wealth of experience in enhancing water security for our clients and appraising water projects for opening up virgin land for irrigation.

  • An extensive track record
  • Professionals with a high technical understanding of the water licencing system, irrigation infrastucture and technology and return available from specialist cropping
  • Regular contact with the Environment Agency
  • Experience with both large and small projects
  • Proven processes and systems


How you benefit

Our staff have significant experience in planning, appraising and developing water projects.  We can provide you with a single point of contact with other independent professional advisors who are well placed to discuss a range of potential projects.

  • Help you to avoid pitfall and secure water where available
  • Clear unbiased opinion on the viability of the scheme
  • A high success rate in enhancing water security and managing infrastructure projects
  • A flexible fee structure, dependent on the advice required, ensuring value for money.


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