> Kennet produced 721 kt of end user CO2 in 2008, the lowest for a local authority in Wiltshire.
> Between 2005 and 2008, end user CO2 emissions decreased slightly in Kennet from 722 kt to 721 kt.
> Kennet produced the lowest amount of both domestic and industry and commercial emissions in Wiltshire in 2008.
> Kennet residents were responsible for a total of 9.2 tonnes of CO2 per capita in 2008. This was the second lowest recorded by a local authority in Wiltshire.
> Between 2005 and 2008 per capita emissions reduced by 1% in Kennet.
> 5,342 million vehicle kilometres were made in Wiltshire County unitary authority area in 2009.
> Between 1993 and 2009, the total number of vehicle kilometres travelled within Wiltshire area increased by 21%.
> There are 13 river water bodies within Kennet. Our latest assessment of these classified 38.5% as poor, 61.5% as moderate.
> Wiltshire had the seventh highest amount of residual waste in the South West with 645.68 kg/household.
> Wiltshire County Council in 2009/10 against the other South West Councils, was in the top half of the recycling league table with 41.42%.
> Wiltshire County Council landfilled 33,785 tonnes of waste (47.53%). This was the fourth lowest percentage to be landfilled. However this equated to 116,350 tonnes which was the fifth highest in the South West in terms of tonnes landfilled.
> The population of Kennet was estimated to be 80,400 in June 2010, 1.5% of the South West’s total population of 5,273,700.
> Between 2008 and 2033, the number of households in Kennet is predicted to increase by 26% from 31,000 to 39,000. This is lower than the 30% increase predicted for the Region and the predicted rise for England (27%).
> Larger population centres in Kennet with risks of flooding includes Marlborough.
> The Kennet and Vale of White Horses CAMS covers a large area of Kennet District Council. The Hampshire Avon CAMS is also a large area within Kennet. A small area of land is covered by the Bristol Avon, Axe and North Somerset Streams CAMS.
> Kennet had an eco footprint of 4.82gha in 2006. This was the second lowest in Wiltshire. The lowest was Swindon with 4.67gha. The highest in Wiltshire was Salisbury with 4.91gha.
> Wiltshire County Council had an allocation of 93,158 tonnes and only landfilled 81,046 tonnes (87%) of their BMW.