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Scotland The Hydro Nation 3rd Annual Report

Scotland The Hydro Nation 3rd Annual Report

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

ISBN: 9781786526816

Progress report recording the evolution of the Scottish Government's Hydro Nation policy agenda and reporting on progress since the publication of the second annual report in 2015. The Report focusses on key thematic areas of activity being delivered under the Hydro Nation strategy including 'National', 'International', 'Innovation'and 'Knowledge'.

Executive Summary

This is the third annual report required under the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 setting out the action being taken to meet Scottish Ministers duty to 'take such reasonable steps as they consider appropriate for the purpose of ensuring the development of the value of Scotland's water resources'

The Hydro Nation vision is concerned with maximising the economic and non-economic value of water resources to build n the strengths of the sector in order to make an increased contribution to the Scottish economy.

the Report also describes action being taken to address the wider global context of water issues and meet the aims of the Sustainable Development goals, in particular SDG6.