Results 121–140 of 4761 for sewerage

Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster (20 May 2021)

Paul Beresford: .... We have gas pipes down in the basement, as well as air conditioning conduits, steam pipes, telephone systems and communication fibres—there is, of course, also a hugely overlaid and overworked sewerage system. That infrastructure serves the whole building from end to end, moving up through the chimneys. There is also a small duplication, which many Members will be unaware of, in the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Enniskillen Bypass and A4 Upgrade (11 May 2021)

Jemma Dolan: ...snigger at how Fermanagh has been ignored, but I find it downright disgraceful and an insult to the people whom I represent. We have the worst broadband, the worst roads and possibly the worst sewerage infrastructure, all of which has a detrimental impact on the local economy and the opportunities available to us. The A4 upgrade and the Enniskillen bypass are not a magic bullet that will...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011 (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Fuller: ...separate regulations in relation to private waste-water pumps similar to the Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011 concerning the adoption of those assets by sewerage companies; and what steps his Department plans to take to ensure publication of that consultation.

ODA Budget (26 Apr 2021)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...: we are cutting aid budgets while at the same time increasing arms expenditure. More than 2 billion people around the world have no access to safe, clean water. Many more have even less access to sewerage or any other kind of facilities. For many around the world, security is something to eat, clean water, a health service and the ability to have their children educated. What kind of...

Business of the House (15 Apr 2021)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...Agency has brought 48 prosecutions against water companies, securing fines of £35 million. The Environment Bill will also place a statutory requirement on water companies to produce drainage and sewerage management plans to help deliver more of the actions needed to address the risks that sewage assets may pose to the environment. Action is being taken, but my hon. Friend is right to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Infrastructure: Sewerage and Water Infrastructure: Dundonald (22 Mar 2021)

Nichola Mallon: ...investment in the upgrade at Strathfoyle and nearly £5 million investment in the Culmore waste water treatment works itself. To service new growth, approximately £9 million is associated with new sewerage infrastructure investment for the Skeoge lands along the A2 Buncrana Road, which Northern Ireland Water is seeking to align with the DFI Roads A2 upgrade scheme.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (22 Mar 2021)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to monitor sewerage to track COVID-19 prevalence and outbreaks, or (2) to provide funding to local authorities to do so.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget Bill: Final Stage (9 Mar 2021)

Conor Murphy: ...that were available to the Department for Infrastructure through reinvestment and reform initiative (RRI) borrowing of some £70 million specifically for Northern Ireland Water for investment in sewerage and waste water treatment and water treatment facilities generally. The same point applies to the Narrow Water bridge. It has been funded by North and South, so why look a gift horse in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget Bill: Second Stage (2 Mar 2021)

Conor Murphy: ...in the draft Budget. We have also looked to reinvestment and reform initiative (RRI) borrowing to increase that, because we recognise that the failure over many years to invest in our water and sewerage infrastructure has had a knock-on effect on the ability to develop and invest properly in growth, as well as having created environmental issues. Chris Lyttle, the Chair of the Education...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: British-Irish Council Collaborative Spatial Planning and Housing: Communities (1 Mar 2021)

Deirdre Hargey: ...at public land for public housing and doing a remapping exercise of available land that we can identify for housing. Work will take place with the Minister for Infrastructure on the waste water and sewerage infrastructure and what we need to do in terms of future connections. That was brought up earlier. We will also look at new work on how we can build homes more quickly; for example,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: British-Irish Council Collaborative Spatial Planning and Housing: Infrastructure (1 Mar 2021)

Martina Anderson: ...is one of the biggest issues facing housing and planning in the North. Plans are under way to build a waste water treatment pump at the Derry/Donegal border, for instance, so that the lack of sewerage capacity does not literally block the development of 4,000 housing units in the border area of Skeoge. That could benefit from the collaborative spatial planning that the Minister's statement...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Land Drainage (26 Feb 2021)

Rebecca Pow: Water companies, specifically sewerage undertakers, have a statutory duty under section 94(1) of the Water Industry Act 1991 to provide, improve and extend a system of public sewers to ensure that an area is "effectually drained". However, drainage alone cannot prevent flooding, and the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 ("the 2010 Act") establishes flood Risk Management Authorities (RMAs),...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Land Drainage (26 Feb 2021)

Rebecca Pow: Sewerage systems are used by water and sewerage companies to collect sewage (comprising both rainwater run-off and waste water from domestic, industrial and commercial premises). This is then transferred to sewage treatment plants for treatment before discharge to permitted water quality standards. This is a legal use of the sewerage system and it would therefore not be appropriate to impose...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: River Derwent (24 Feb 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ... 3845 12475 The discharge from these water company assets (in this case Severn Trent Water Ltd) is only permitted to occur when there is elevated flow in the combined (sewage and surface water) sewerage network due to rainfall/snowmelt. The discharge is known as storm sewage and the impact on water quality is reduced due to the increased dilution both within the sewer and the receiving...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Recovery and Investment Strategy (22 Feb 2021)

Sinead McLaughlin: ...industry; reskilling our workforce to equip those out of work and those not yet in work for the next generation of jobs; investing in infrastructure, including public transport, water supplies and sewerage; accelerating broadband roll-out; exploiting the Brexit protocol to attract inward investment and support local businesses to make good in the best of both worlds; helping local...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Question (22 Feb 2021)

Eddie Hughes: ...infrastructure that is needed for drainage, applicants can be asked to provide information about how the development would be drained and wastewater dealt with. Where it is found that additional sewerage infrastructure is needed, developers can be required to fund this.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Seas and Oceans (17 Feb 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...about the costs, benefits and feasibility of different options. This research project is due to be completed in the spring. We are also taking key steps through the Environment Bill by requiring sewerage undertakers to produce Drainage and Sewerage Management Plans on a statutory basis. Plans will fully assess network capacity, and set out the measures undertakers plan to take to develop...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Public Petition: Adoption of Ravensbrae Waste Water Treatment Plant, Garrison (16 Feb 2021)

Jemma Dolan: ...the world where the gillaroo trout can be found. In response to a question for written answer to the Minister for Infrastructure last year, I was told that it could be at least six years before the sewerage infrastructure in Garrison would be updated. Quite frankly, the people of Garrison cannot and should not be expected to wait for six years. Every month, the electricity supplier...

National Security and Investment Bill - Second Reading (4 Feb 2021)

Lord Callanan: ...the Government consider that other safeguards provide sufficient protection to not require their inclusion in the mandatory notification sectors. In the water sector, for example, water supply and sewerage licenses are granted by Ofwat based on an assessment of a potential operator’s managerial, financial and technical competencies. Regardless, the Secretary of State will be able to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control (2 Feb 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...Review the water sector has committed to invest more than £1 billion to protect the environment, homes, businesses and drinking water from flooding. Water companies are developing Drainage and Sewerage Management Plans that will inform the next price review. These plans provide a framework for organisations to work together, through which joint solutions and approaches can be developed to...


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