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Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill: Second Stage (27 Sep 2021)

Cara Hunter: ...and people's daily lives will no doubt increase if adverse changes occur as a result of climate change. An increased risk of flooding and coastal wear will certainly put pressure on drainage, sewerage, roads, water and habitat. Increased temperature, increased pollution and poorer air quality will certainly bring discomfort to the vulnerable and, unfortunately, threaten our species and...

Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (22 Sep 2021)

Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee: The draft Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from Non-household Retail Market) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2021. Debate; 9:25 am – 10:55 am; Room 11, Palace of Westminster

Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued): Amendments 129 and 130 (15 Sep 2021)

...affected by discharges) (reporting and monitoring duties relating to discharges from storm overflows etc);”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides for the proposed new duties of sewerage undertakers relating to reporting and monitoring to come into force by commencement regulations. Amendments 129 and 130 agreed. House adjourned at 11.08 pm.

Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day) (Continued): Amendment 75 (13 Sep 2021)

...Environment Agency (Environmental Permitting) (England) Charging Scheme in relation to the application of the Order on those islands.(3) Subsections (1) and (2) are repealed if a nominated water or sewerage undertaker has demonstrated to the Water Services Regulation Authority and the Environment Agency that it has invested in infrastructure so as to comply with the requirements of the...

Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendments 61 to 63 (13 Sep 2021)

...Water Industry Act 1991 (as inserted by section 80 above), after section 141D insert—“141DA Reporting on discharges from storm overflows(1) Where there is a discharge from a storm overflow of a sewerage undertaker whose area is wholly or mainly in England, the undertaker must publish the following information—(a) that there has been a discharge from the storm overflow;(b) the...

Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 60 (13 Sep 2021)

The Duke of Wellington: Moved by The Duke of Wellington 60: Clause 80, page 74, line 34, at end insert—“141ZA Duty on sewerage undertakers to take all reasonable steps to ensure untreated sewage is not discharged from storm overflows(1) A sewerage undertaker must demonstrate improvements in the sewerage systems and progressive reductions in the harm caused by untreated sewage...

Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 59 (13 Sep 2021)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: ...that is a requirement? I commend the noble Duke, the Duke of Wellington, for his diligence and persistence in pressing his concerns in his Amendments 59 and 60. Amendment 59 covers drainage and sewerage management systems. While we welcome the new requirement that Clause 79 inserts into the Water Industry Act 1991 that enables companies to take a strategic approach to wastewater management...

Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 58 (13 Sep 2021)

...insert “affirmative”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides for regulations under Clause 74 to be subject to affirmative procedure. Amendment 58 agreed. Clause 79: Drainage and sewerage management plans

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Supply: Standards (10 Sep 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...for all companies to reduce main bursts by 12% and supply interruptions by 41% between 2020 and 2025. Companies must publish their performance annually against key targets. Customers of water and sewerage companies are entitled to guaranteed minimum standards of service under the guaranteed standards scheme. Where a company fails to meet any of these standards of service then it is...

Impact of Floods in North Westminster (7 Sep 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...as part of the local risk management strategy. Alongside this, the highways authorities have responsibility for the road network, which includes highway and road drainage maintenance, and water and sewerage companies are responsible for maintaining the public sewer network to ensure that the area is well drained. As the hon. Member for Westminster North said, we saw devastating flooding...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Companies: Environment Protection (3 Aug 2021)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the Environment Agency following the publication of its report Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report for 2020 on 13 July, in particular regarding its decision to grant the highest environmental performance rating to five water companies, despite the overall failure of the industry to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Southern Water: Fines (2 Aug 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...other government receipts which fund public expenditure. In June 2019, Ofwat imposed a penalty package on Southern Water of £126 million for spills of wastewater into the environment from its sewerage plants and for deliberately misreporting its performance. Of the £126 million Ofwat penalty package, £3 million was paid as a fine, while the remaining £123 million was to be reimbursed...

Questions to the Mayor of London — 8 Albert Embankment (1): 8 Albert Embankment (1) (30 Jul 2021)

Sadiq Khan: ...249,170.68 Cleaning and Domestic Supplies 28,577.17 Energy Costs 77,436.48 Fixtures & Fittings 247.15 Grounds Maintenance 131.64 Premises Security 1,350.00 Property Rates 137,678.20 Water & Sewerage Rates 13,835.14 Other Property Services 11,364.84 Sub total £ 519,791.30 Security (Rear Block Site) 83,416.30 Grand Total £603,207.60

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control: Urban Areas (28 Jul 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...includes actions to support surface water flood risk actions. We are putting water company Drainage and Wastewater Plans on a statutory footing through the Environment Bill, to ensure drainage and sewerage systems are resilient to withstand the current and future pressures on them. Lead Local Flood Authorities (county and unitary authorities) have the leadership role on surface water flood...

Backbench Business: Planning — [Judith Cummins in the Chair] (15 Jul 2021)

Ruth Cadbury: ...are a car drive away from buying a pint of milk or taking the children to school; estates with roads with no pavements and massive traffic congestion in the area, no broadband and inadequate water, sewerage and even electricity. What is going to happen when the target number of people in this country own electric vehicles and need to charge them overnight? Will our electricity system be...

Business of the House (15 Jul 2021)

Felicity Buchan: ...suffered from extreme flooding, with Portobello Road in effect becoming a river and more than 2,500 reports of flooding being logged. Does my right hon. Friend agree that our drainage and sewerage systems need to be able to cope with thunderstorms, and the water companies need to do everything to achieve that end?

Environment Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 286 (14 Jul 2021)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...needs to reduce them by 89%. That, of course, is of intimate concern to the Environment Bill, as it is wrapped up in artificial fertiliser use, factory farming, soil erosion and the management of sewerage. Phosphorus, on 85%, is only marginally less bad and tied with many of the same issues. Proposed subsection (4) addresses the need for new goals, new vision and indicators—something...

Environment Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 194AA (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...play a key role in managing water levels, reducing flood risks, supporting local growth, and protecting critical infrastructure in urban and rural areas. Furthermore, by placing a statutory duty on sewerage companies to produce drainage and sewerage management plans, we are addressing long-term drainage planning and capacity, which helps to address sewer and surface water flooding. Section...

Environment Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 188 (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...strict rules governing this. We are confident that companies are undertaking comprehensive assessments of their plans to set out their priorities in price review 2024, including priorities around sewerage assets to mitigate any impacts on water quality. I turn to Amendments 188A, 188B and 188C from the noble Lord, Lord Cameron. I reassure the noble Lord that the power in Clause 83(1) will...

Environment Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 165 (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 165: After Clause 78, insert the following new Clause—“Storm overflowsIn Part 4 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (sewerage services), after Chapter 3 insert—“CHAPTER 4STORM OVERFLOWS141A Storm overflow discharge reduction plan(1) The Secretary of State must prepare a plan for the purposes of—(a) reducing...


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