SSAFO - Silage storage on farm in England: your obligations explained


The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations 2010 are regulations introduced to address the specific risks potentially caused by inadequate storage of Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil on farm (SSAFO).

There are strict rules in relation to the storage of silage as the effluent can cause serious environmental damage if it is allowed to escape into water. This business guide summarises the rules that you will need to comply with.