Results tagged “sewage”

traf tav1.jpgOwners of a Greenwich pub have received a hefty fine after inspectors found mouse droppings in the kitchen and raw sewage in sinks.

Environmental health officers for Greenwich Council spotted the "serious breaches of food hygiene" at the Trafalgar Tavern during a routine visit on February 16, 2012.

wappingsewer142.jpgThames Water has announced revisions to its proposed super sewer and it's still not too late save the foreshore at Wapping's King Edward VII Memorial Park.

A second consultation is underway on the Thames Tideway Tunnel, which will help tackle the 39million of raw sewage that washes into the river every year.

thames143.jpgThames Water has been urged to reconsider its plans to build a £3.6billion super sewer along the River Thames.

A report published this morning recommended a moratorium on the scheme, which could add up to £65 a year to Thames Water customer bills without addressing the wider problems of dealing with sewage in London.

By Peter Golds

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Wharfers from Millwall to Wapping have been contacting their elected representatives about plans by Thames Water to utilise some of our limited green and open spaces to build overflow points for the upgraded route to the sewage treatment works at Beckton. Thames Water's preferred site is the King Edward Memorial Park in Shadwell and part of the rear of Narrow Street.