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Scottish Parliament: Migration and Care Workers (15 Sep 2020)

Tom Arthur: ...local authority staff, third sector and social enterprise workers, farmers and agricultural workers, unpaid carers, and those working in haulage and logistics, energy, telecommunications, water and sewerage, supermarkets, security and many more occupations are the real wealth creators in society. Our social care workers are among those who work selflessly to keep the wheels of society...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chalk Streams (10 Sep 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ...is why a range of enforcement and sanction options are open to the Environment Agency, which we expect to be used wherever necessary. We also expect water companies to set out how they will manage sewerage discharges through drainage and wastewater management plans. However, I acknowledge that further action is necessary, particularly on sewage pollution and combined sewage outlets. I...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Recurring Flooding in the Newcastle Area (8 Sep 2020)

Emma Rogan: ...get back into the river, so the valves need to be raised; that could be done now. The culvert under Shimna Road has collapsed and the water backs up and has nowhere to go; that needs fixed now. The sewerage system in Newcastle mixes river water and sewage in the same system and that needs fixed now. Homeowners, businesses and schools are living in fear of the next storm, the next high tide...

Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve (29 Jul 2020)

Baroness Randerson: ...ensure that the stability of existing structures is taken into account and updated where necessary, presumably via the building regulations, as well as load-bearing walls, design criteria, updating sewerage systems and electricity supply, and lots more. It is a spider’s web of problems. There will be ownership issues galore, and the local authority will have to cope with the impact of an...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Welsh Water (21 Jul 2020)

Rebecca Pow: This is a devolved matter and the responsibility for water and sewerage companies based either wholly or mainly in Wales lies with the Welsh Government. Welsh Water is licensed to operate as a water and sewerage company operating wholly or mainly in Wales, and its area of operation includes areas in England. It is therefore not for the UK Government to hold discussions with Ofwat regarding...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Standards (20 Jul 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ...by the Urban Waste Water Treatment (England and Wales) Regulations 1994. These regulations set standards for the collection, treatment and discharge of waste water and impose duties on water and sewerage companies to meet these standards. Compliance with the standards is regulated by the Environment Agency and any non-compliance is subject to enforcement action. The environmental programme...

Written Answers — Wales Office: Welsh Water (20 Jul 2020)

Simon Hart: Welsh Water is already required in law to provide all customers in England and Wales with the same levels of service. Responsibility for water and sewerage companies operating wholly or mainly in Wales is a devolved matter. The regulation of Welsh Water is therefore a matter for the Welsh Government. Section 48 of the Wales Act 2017, when commenced, will align Senedd Cymru/the Welsh...

Restoration and Renewal (16 Jul 2020)

Chris Grayling: ...House, Kingsway caught fire. Kingsway is a road and the wiring under it caught fire and burned for days. I advise all those who have not been down into the basement here to do so. Apart from the sewerage system that was mentioned and the asbestos, the basement contains a jumble of wiring, some very old, that could do just the same—catch fire and burn for days. The House authorities have...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Rivers (13 Jul 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Combined sewer systems which collect waste water and rain water run-off account for the majority of sewerage systems in England. Such systems have a finite capacity and can be temporarily overwhelmed by significant rainfall. Sewer overflows are a feature of these systems and are designed to act as a safety valve to allow the excess waste water to discharge to local waters. This is to avoid...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Executive Committee (Functions) Bill: Second Stage (6 Jul 2020)

Paul Frew: The Member has hit on another critical point: our water and waste sewerage systems, which are, quite honestly, antiquated. There is talk about putting it on the developer, but that will not solve the issue, because, even on the development side of a planning application, it will only help to sort out the pipes and the drains at that point. They will run into smaller, more antiquated, drains...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (19 Jun 2020)

Andrew Boff: How many times has Thames Water notified the LLDC of sewerage overflows into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the past year.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement (18 Jun 2020)

...management of waste, (f) regulation and enforcement of waste management, (g) air quality, (h) the recall of motor vehicles for the purpose of protecting the environment, (i) regulation of water and sewerage undertakers, (j) water abstraction, (k) water quality, (l) land drainage, (m) biodiversity gain in planning, (n) biodiversity objectives and reporting, (o) local nature recovery...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Public Houses: Coronavirus (17 Jun 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ...matter). Beer is a polluting substance to the water environment, so a coordinated approach to the disposal of spoiled beer is important in ensuring there is no environmental damage and that sewerage infrastructure is not overloaded, while also supporting publicans in their preparations to reopen. This coordinated approach must acknowledge that the capacity of individual wastewater...

Water Industry (10 Jun 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ...to reduce water consumption, and there is also a great deal coming forward in the Environment Bill that will help the whole supply agenda, including measures dealing with abstraction and water and sewerage management plans. On that note, I hope that the SI, which brings forward something that will be incredibly useful in the future, will be supported by the whole House. Question put and...

Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English Undertakers) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve (8 Jun 2020)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...employees in Canada. My noble friend also raised the hugely important point about building regulations, particularly around new buildings and car parks, and the issue of rainwater rushing off into sewerage systems. I strongly agree with him about the importance of sustainable drainage systems; as well as reducing the risk of surface water flooding, such systems can deliver water quality,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Housing (Amendment) Bill: Second Stage (1 Jun 2020)

Martina Anderson: ...NI Water, even when social housing is planned in Derry, building is stalled. I am sure that it is not just in Derry, but it is certainly the case in my constituency because there is simply not the sewerage capacity to build the new houses. Minister, I believe that the Bill is a good step towards ensuring the maximum delivery of social and affordable housing for our citizens. However, it is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Water: Coronavirus (1 Jun 2020)

Lord Bethell: ...used as a way of tracking the outbreak and assessing the impact of control measures. The World Health Organization is clear there is currently no evidence that the virus has been transmitted via sewerage systems.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill: Second Stage (26 May 2020)

Cathal Boylan: ...and mentioned vital projects such as improving the Belfast to Dublin railway, the A5 and A6 and the Narrow Water bridge. That commitment also included assisting in investing in essential sewerage infrastructure, which is a crucial issue across the North as around 100 areas have some capacity issues with regard to sewerage infrastructure. "No drains, no cranes", is the saying in NI Water...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget 2020-21 (5 May 2020)

Cathal Boylan: .... I will speak as the infrastructure spokesperson for the party. The Department for Infrastructure has many responsibilities, including the maintenance of our roads, public transport, water and sewerage services, and planning. Those are important services that people use on a daily basis, and I believe that that is recognised by the Finance Minister, who held this portfolio in a previous...


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