Category Archives: Water Pollution

Water and Sewerage Companies’ Performance Report 2017


Within the United Kingdom, there are nine water and sewerage companies that operate wholly or mainly in England, providing clean (drinking) water and waste water (sewerage) services. It should be noted that there are an additional 10 water-only companies providing … Continue reading

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Framework and Tools for Local Flood Risk Assessment


The opportunities for fully informed and professional Flood Risk Assessment is taking a giant stride with the publication of the final Environment Agency Final Report on a framework and Tools for Local Flood Risk Assessment. The output from this project … Continue reading

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ConnectRight campaign: End Misconnections


The ConnectRight campaign, being launched on 27 February 2014 by Dan Rogerson, United Kingdom Minister for Water. It is an initiative for, both businesses and the public and aims to raise awareness about water pollution, urban drainage and sewerage misconnections to help prevent this … Continue reading

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Environmental report for further onshore oil and gas licensing


As highlighted in my earlier post Regulatory Roadmap: Onshore oil and gas exploration in the UK regulation and best practice regarding the environmental permitting regime for the onshore oil and gas industry, the United KIngdom Government is pushing ahead on its commitments … Continue reading

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Regulatory Roadmap: Onshore oil and gas exploration in the UK regulation and best practice


The United Kingdom Government has published a “regulatory roadmap” setting out the series of permits and permissions developers need to obtain prior to drilling for onshore oil and gas, to provide certainty to investors and local communities about the role of the … Continue reading

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Does anyone love ISO 14004?


Everyone love a winner…so goes the saying. From the statistics for the sales of ISO 14001 and the worldwide interest in environmental management systems (EMS), you could say that “Everyone loves ISO 14001”. What of ISO 14004, which receives only … Continue reading

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Draft Water Bill published


The United Kingdom government has published a draft Water Bill for parliamentary scrutiny. The draft Bill takes forward legislative proposals set out in the Water White Paper published in December 2011. The Government aims to introduce the proposed market reforms … Continue reading

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