This Order revokes Orders deemed to be made under section 33 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57) which were saved following the repeal of that section by section 10(11) of the Water Act 2003 (c. 37). Those Orders provide exemptions from the restrictions on abstraction of water set out in section 24 of that Act.
Link: The Water Abstraction (Revocations etc.) (England) Order 2017
Source: Legislation .gov.uk