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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) 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: 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...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Covid-19 (5 May 2020)

Nichola Mallon: ...we can learn from our response to the pandemic. We all share the belief that infrastructure spending will be crucial to restarting the economy. Investing in our transport system and our water and sewerage network would kick-start the construction sector and its supply chain. We also need to think about how we enable and support social distancing as we bring people back into the heart of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Public Health: Plumbing (27 Mar 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The list of key workers published on the GOV.UK website includes those providing essential roles in the water sector (including sewerage). taining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges- and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision Guidance for tradespeople carrying out repairs and maintenance in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Sewers (19 Mar 2020)

the Earl of Courtown: responsible for providing effective drainage to serve their development and agreeing this with the local planning authority. There is also statutory provision for developers to fund additional sewerage infrastructure required to accommodate flows from a proposed development. If there are concerns arising from a planning application about the capacity of wastewater infrastructure,...

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and the Green Belt — [Caroline Nokes in the Chair] (18 Mar 2020)

Jim McMahon: the issue of sites that historically were flood plains or have the potential to be at risk of flooding in future? We must also consider the wider infrastructure. Much of our existing sewerage infrastructure is Victorian, and was not built to take on the type of capacity that it is now expected to with the developments that keep getting added on to it.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Infrastructure: Waste Water System: Strangford (16 Mar 2020)

Nichola Mallon: I am aware of the increasing issues at waste water treatment works and in the sewerage system. I am concerned that that is having an impact on the environment and on planning decisions in respect of housing and business developments seeking connection to the sewerage network across the North. I have outlined to Executive colleagues the pressures facing my Department, including those of water...

Public Bill Committee: Environment Bill: Examination of Witnesses (12 Mar 2020)

...but not around waste water management. It is necessary to plan ahead on that, and to understand what the volume of water is likely to be under climate change conditions. It will increase. Having a sewerage system that works and can cope with that kind of capacity is a big ask, but it needs to be planned for. So yes, I think there are things here that will help.

River Severn Flooding — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (11 Mar 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ..., Natural Resources Wales, 29 lead local flood authorities, nine internal drainage boards—six in England and three in Wales—Highways England, the trunk road agencies in Wales and the water and sewerage providers work together in the Severn river basin district to manage flood risk. The River Severn is the longest river in the country and it is a shared river; many of its tributaries...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget Bill: Final Stage (9 Mar 2020)

Paula Bradley: ...What recourse to financial assistance will the Executive have to address the short- and longer-term impact of the virus? In an era when we have heard stories about our public transport, education, sewerage systems and, of course, the health service in the most dreadful terms, how do we choose where to spend our limited resources? I certainly do not have the answers to the difficult...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Sewage: Water Treatment (9 Mar 2020)

Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: ..., applicants can be asked to provide information about how the proposed development will be drained and wastewater dealt with. There is also statutory provision for developers to fund additional sewerage infrastructure required to accommodate flows from a proposed development.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Rivers (6 Mar 2020)

Rebecca Pow: ...issues including water quality. My officials also regularly meet with their EA colleagues to discuss waste water management, including sewage discharges. In England, the majority of the sewerage system is ‘combined’, meaning that sewage is collected along with rain water run-off. Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in the sewerage system operate to reduce the risk of sewer flooding of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Infrastructure: Infrastructure Priorities: NDNA Commitments (2 Mar 2020)

Rosemary Barton: Minister, we have an inadequate infrastructure maintenance budget for roads and street lighting and insufficient funds to provide a sewerage system that meets the current demand. Of course, public transport is, as you know, also under stress. Do you accept that it is irresponsible of politicians to make flagship capital commitments whilst failing to ensure that the basic infrastructure needs...

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