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Somerset Residents Invited to Sewage Treatment Works

Residents in Somerset are being invited to explore Crewkerne, Wincanton and Pen Mill sewage treatment works at the beginning of July. This unusual event will allow visitors to see what happens once they have flushed the toilet or pulled the plug and how their waste is treated.

Sewage discharged into Thames River at Maidenhead

The Environment Agency has said that sewage has been discharged into part of the River Thames in Berkshire. A blocked pump at the Maidenhead Sewage Treatment Works is said to be the cause of the problem. The Environment Agency said that the pollution was having a ‘noticeable

Survey Shows How Much Dorset Loves It’s Beaches

A citizen survey has taken place in Dorset and has revealed some intriguing results about the use of beaches in the area. The survey was taken by just over 3000 Dorset residents and it found that beaches are not just important f0r visitors, with 87% of residents

Northumbrian Water launch conservation project for children

Children from schools all over Northumberland have discovered how they can help save water as part of a new campaign by the area’s water provider, Northumbrian Water. The company helped educate children on the importance of using water wisely at the Children’s Countryside Day which took place

British Gas Twitter Account Hacked

An official Twitter account for the utility company British Gas was hacked over the weekend as part of a phishing scam to harvest Twitter login details. The account in question, @BritishGasHelp is usually used to help people when their boiler breaks down or they have another issue

Thames Water seeks investors for new super sewer

The biggest water company in Britain has begun the process of recruiting investors to fund the construction of the new ‘supersewer’ in London, at an anticipated cost of £4 billion. It has been said that the company in question, Thames Water has bigwig investors from the likes

Swalec’s Parent Company Announces Profit Rise

The parent company of energy provider Swalec has reported a profit rise of almost 10 per cent in pre-tax profits to £1.5 billion for the year to April. However, the company insists that current financial climate is still difficult for the energy companies. The profit for Scottish

Exertis Gem Partners With British Gas

Exertis Gem, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of home entertainment software has teamed up with British Gas to distribute its Hive Active Heating technology. Hive Active Heating launched back in Autumn 2013 and is a service where users can control their home’s heating and hot water

Thames Water Forced to Pay Up to Customers

Thames Water, the UK’s largest water provider, is due to pay a package worth £86 million to customers after it mis-reported flooding data back in 2010, regulator Ofwat said. The water company has agreed to the conditions 0f a £79 million reduction of its regulatory capital value,

Northumbrian Water Bills Could Drop Next Year

It has been revealed that some customers of Northumbrian Water could see their bills be reduced in the last five years of the decade. The news comes as part of the draft determinations which were published by Ofwat at the end of May. Ofwat is the regulator

Wessex Water Grants Are Available

Wessex Water is the regional water and sewerage treatment company serving the majority of the South West of England such as Somerset, Dorset and Bristol. There has now been good news for community groups in these areas as grants of up to £10,000 are available as part

Swalec Customer Service Contact Number

0843 178 3791 Contact SWALEC by calling 0843 178 3791 if they are your local energy supplier. SWALEC was the South Wales Electricity Board until Welsh Water bought it in 1996. SWALEC Gas was set up in 1997, then both the gas and electricity businesses were sold

British Gas

0843 658 0878 You can call the British Gas customer service number on 0843 658 0878. British Gas is a gas and electricity provider. British Gas Numbers: British Gas Phone Number Opening Hours Customer Services 0843 658 0878 Monday to Friday: 8am – 8pm, Saturday: 8am – 6pm.

Wessex Water Contact Phone Number

0843 208 2431 Contact Wessex Water on 0843 208 2431 for support during the week. Outside of business hours, they only accept emergency calls. Wessex Water is a utility company which supplies clean water and sewerage services in South West England. It covers 10,000 square kilometres and