Results 21–40 of 4761 for sewerage

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water: National Security (15 Feb 2022)

Rebecca Pow: The Security and Emergency Measures review has looked at updating the measures water and sewerage companies are required to take in the interests of national security or to mitigate the effects of a civil emergency. The review commenced in October 2019 but was paused due to Covid pressures on organisational resources. It recommenced in November 2020 and is expected to conclude at the end of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Communities: Social Housing (14 Feb 2022)

Roy Beggs: ...built and vulnerable people can have a roof over their head, given that the development of new social homes is being restricted by planning limitations and conditions as a result of the absence of sewerage capacity throughout Northern Ireland and, in particular, in Larne, parts of Carrickfergus and Newtownabbey in his constituency. (AQT 2045/17-22)

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Companies: Standards (14 Feb 2022)

Rebecca Pow: ...duties, including the preparation and review of water resources management plans, are enforceable under the Water Industry Act 1991 by Ofwat and the Secretary of State. Additionally, water and sewerage companies are currently in the first cycle of non-statutory planning, known as Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans (DWMPs), and this is expected to be completed by companies in spring...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011 (14 Feb 2022)

Rebecca Pow: ...Section 42 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. Officials will be taking forward the work to seek to implement Section 42 and to consider supplementary regulations to adopt existing sewerage assets, such as private wastewater pumping stations, constructed since July 2011. We will continue to engage with stakeholders and plan to develop a public consultation on our implementation...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Land Drainage and Sewage: Property Development (10 Feb 2022)

Emma Hardy: ...he has made an assessment of the potential merits of requiring offsite infrastructure investment to be secured through Grampian conditions for property developments with respect to drainage and sewerage prior to commencement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Infrastructure: Northumberland (9 Feb 2022)

Rebecca Pow: Through the Environment Act 2021 drainage and sewerage management planning is a statutory duty for sewerage undertakers. Each sewerage undertaker must prepare, publish, and maintain a drainage and sewerage management plan (DSMP). DSMPs will set out how water and wastewater companies intend to extend, improve, and maintain a robust and resilient drainage and wastewater system. The Environment...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Rivers in East Belfast: Water Quality (8 Feb 2022)

Edwin Poots: ...system". The sewers and storm drains are connected, so, when you get heavy rainfall, you get sewage washed into the water system. Frankly, that has to be dealt with. We must have independent sewerage systems that will not lead to the contamination of waterways.

Building Safety Bill - Second Reading (2 Feb 2022)

the Bishop of Winchester: ...for terraced housing and in my own diocese there was also the innovation of a cavity wall system in the city of Southampton. Alongside this development came improvements in safe drinking water and sewerage management. The combination of good housing and water management facilitated good health. Put simply, caring for building safety is caring for the health of our nation. Building...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) (31 Jan 2022)

Baroness Walmsley: ...Health England and the local authority at the time, but under the new proposals they would be covered by the Department of Health and Social Care. Over recent years, capital investment in water and sewerage services has been covered just by income from water bills, but investment in infrastructure has not been adequate, since we still have raw sewage being discharged into water courses and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Grants to Water and Sewerage Undertakers Order (Northern Ireland) 2022 (24 Jan 2022)

Grants to Water and Sewerage Undertakers Order (Northern Ireland) 2022

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Standing Orders 10(2) to 10(4): Suspension — Grants to Water and Sewerage Undertakers Order (Northern Ireland) 2022 (24 Jan 2022)

Nichola Mallon: I beg to move That the draft Grants to Water and Sewerage Undertakers Order (Northern Ireland) 2022 be approved.

Rebated Fuel Rules: Construction Industry (19 Jan 2022)

Jim Shannon: ...on the red diesel rebate. He has stated that the Government must provide more clarity in regard to red diesel for generators. His engineering business does instrumental work for shipyards and sewerage works. The lack of information around generators is causing major anxiety for construction businesses. Can the Minister say if there could be an exemption or some help for the people who...

Water Companies: Pollution - Question (19 Jan 2022)

Lord Benyon: ...water at certain times. The Government, working with the regulators, with the extra powers that we now have through the Environment Act, are driving water companies, both suppliers and providers of sewerage and wastewater services, with the means they need to address those challenges.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty (19 Jan 2022)

David Rutley: ...with food, energy and water costs. This includes any form of fuel that is used for the purpose of domestic heating, cooking or lighting and support with water for drinking, washing, cooking, sewerage and sanitary purposes. The Household Support Fund can also be used to provide support with essentials linked to these items. To support low income families further we have increased the...

Environmental Audit Committee (13 Jan 2022)

Philip Dunne: .... I support my hon. Friend the Member for South Leicestershire (Alberto Costa) in his move to promote a private Member’s Bill to ban the use of plastic in wet wipes, which act as a dam in the sewerage system. A combination of excessive amounts of non-biodegradable material gets caught up in meshes and added to by fats, oils and greases coming out of food service establishments to create...

New Homes: Developers, Housebuilders and Management Companies — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (5 Jan 2022)

Robbie Moore: ...frankly, shocking. I have visited the site many times. As soon as I arrived, it became quite clear why residents have contacted me and Councillor Whitaker. The road is in a shocking state. The sewerage system is still not connected to the mains, and a tanker comes in on a weekly basis to empty the development’s tanks. Many house owners have contacted me about cracks in their walls...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Coastal Areas and Rivers (22 Dec 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...on water companies to secure a progressive reduction in the adverse impact of discharges from storm overflows.a new duty directly on water companies to produce comprehensive statutory Drainage and Sewerage Management Plans, setting out how they will manage and develop their drainage and sewerage system over a minimum 25-year planning horizon, including how storm overflows will be addressed...

Scottish Parliament: Water Environment (22 Dec 2021)

Màiri McAllan: ...for her efforts in her elected roles. In addition to the intensive work that has already been carried out, SEPA and Scottish Water will, in partnership with the council, continue to improve the sewerage systems serving homes in the area and connect them to the public sewer system where that is possible. That work is backed by £3 million of funding. More widely, we need to encourage the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Land Drainage (16 Dec 2021)

Rebecca Pow: Sewerage companies are responsible for the maintenance and resilience of the drainage and wastewater networks. The first cycle of non-statutory planning, through Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans (DWMPs), are currently ongoing. DWMPs will become statutory through the Environment Act when the first cycle ends. This planning process will help sewerage companies to fully assess wastewater...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Companies: Investment Income (14 Dec 2021)

Stephen Morgan: ...he has made of the implications for his policies of analysis by David Hall, of the Public Services International Research Unit at the University of Greenwich, which found that English water and sewerage companies have paid shareholders a total of £16.9 billion in dividends since 2010 to 2021.

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