Results 101–120 of 4733 for sewerage

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...

Environment Bill: New Clause 8 - Waste Hierarchy (26 Jan 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...it is developing an action plan. Actions being considered include improving the transparency and usability of data, which can be done without primary legislation. I turn to amendment 42. I expect sewerage companies to develop statutory drainage and sewerage plans in collaboration with risk management authorities, and I will use the power of direction in the Bill if they do not. I turn to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: 2020-21 January Monitoring Round and Covid-19 Funding Position (25 Jan 2021)

Jonathan Buckley: ...my own constituency, and I know of many others across the country. The Minister said in the Chamber that, if the funds were given, she would act on this. We have no completed road services, faulty sewerage systems, no lights and not enough money in bonds to complete developments. This is second-class development and it should not be tolerated. If the Minister for Infrastructure came...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pollution: Parliamentary Scrutiny (21 Jan 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...quality targets by October 2022: o To reduce the annual average level of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in ambient air o A further target to improve air qualityWater: The Bill makes drainage and sewerage management planning, through which companies develop the capacity of their networks, a statutory duty.Resource Efficiency and Waste Reduction – The Bill will enable Government to make...

National Security and Investment Bill: New Clause 1 - Impact on academic research spin-off enterprises (20 Jan 2021)

Bob Stewart: ...days, weapons systems should be much more broadly defined. They include possible attacks on the way we live. For example, using the internet to turn off water purification and supplies or just sewerage would have a dramatic and immediate impact on British society. I reckon that is a weapons system these days. In future, investors will have no choice but to notify the Government if the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Public Expenditure: Draft Budget 2021-22 (18 Jan 2021)

Conor Murphy: ...have asked for £70 million each — the Department for Communities and the Department for Infrastructure. That will help the Department for Infrastructure to carry out the very necessary water and sewerage work. It will allow for other development, not just public-sector development but private sector as well, and stimulate construction and development. For the Department for Communities,...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011 (15 Jan 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...29 October 2020 to PQ 106951, I have now reviewed the case for implementing section 42 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. Section 42 implementation would cover the automatic adoption by sewerage companies of new, not existing, sewerage assets, constructed from the date of implementation. This year, my Department will start the work necessary to implement section 42. Part of...

Rivers: Discharges (13 Jan 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...water-borne bacteria and viruses—so effective treatment of wastewater at wastewater treatment works is vital. Before wastewater reaches the treatment works, there are storm overflows within the sewerage system, which the hon. Member mentioned. Storm overflows were a design feature of Victorian sewers—they date back a very long way. They are still being used, and they remain an...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Water Companies: Planning Permission (13 Jan 2021)

Christopher Pincher: ...into account all relevant planning considerations and not just the advice from one consultee. Planning practice guidance encourages early engagement between local planning authorities and water/sewerage companies where water quality is likely to be a significant planning concern. Part 8 of the Development Management Procedure Order 2015 - “Miscellaneous – Local Development Orders”...


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