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Hastings sewage leak: Bulverhythe hut owner 'devastated'

A beach hut owner in an area flooded with raw sewage said it is "devastating" to the environment and has ruined people's summer. The large sewage pipe burst on Wednesday at Bulverhythe beach, Hastings, East Sussex. The pipe was turned off for repairs, but on Friday was turned back on...
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Hastings sewage leak: Bulverhythe beach closed after pipe breaks

A beach has been closed due to a "serious" sewage leak. Southern Water said repairs to the large sewage pipe, which burst on Wednesday, will continue into the weekend at Bulverhythe beach, Hastings. On Friday morning it turned on a pumping station to "prevent customers from getting flooded", which caused...
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Appomattox, VAtimesvirginian.com

Small fires spotted along railroad tracks in Appomattox County

At approximately 4:20 p.m. today, small sparks of fire and smoke were reported at various spots along the railroad tracks in the vicinity of Main Street and Church Street in Downtown Appomattox. Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department Engine 3 responded to the scene and quickly controlled the spots where minor flames...
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Beach huts flooded with raw sewage after Southern Water pipe bursts

Beach huts have been flooded with raw sewage by a Southern Water pipe just weeks after the firm was given a record pollution fine. Up to 20 huts on Bulverhythe Beach in Hastings, East Sussex, have been damaged by the pollution, caused by a burst pipe, with swimmers advised by the Environment Agency to stay out of the water at several nearby beaches.
Lifestyleryeandbattleobserver.co.uk

Hastings sewage leak: beach to remain closed until further notice

Emergency repair teams from Southern Water were first sent to a burst pipe under the cycle path at Bulverhythe beach, Cinque Ports Way on Wednesday night (July 28). They remained in the area throughout Thursday, but on Friday there was a second serious sewage leak which is affecting beach huts and the beach.
Lifestyleryeandbattleobserver.co.uk

Warning against swimming at all Hastings beaches after major sewage leak

The news comes after emergency repair teams from Southern Water were sent to a burst pipe under the cycle path at Bulverhythe beach, Cinque Ports Way on Wednesday night (July 28). The area has since been closed off. This morning, a spokesman for Hastings Borough Council said: “Hastings Borough Council...
Politicsryeandbattleobserver.co.uk

Sewage main bursts in St Leonards

Southern Water were sent to the burst pipe under the cycle path at Bulverhythe beach, Cinque Ports Way, on Wednesday night (July 28). Teams remain at the site today and the area has been closed off. There has been a constant chain of tankers filling up and leaving the site...
Industrymidhurstandpetworth.co.uk

Stedham Pavilion losing revenue over ‘intolerable’ sewage leaks

Stedham Pavilion in The Street, Stedham, has been forced to cancel a number of events including wakes, wedding receptions and birthday parties due to a continuing problem with sewage at the site. Southern Water has been called to deal with the issue ten times this year alone, one trustee said.
Educationsussex.ac.uk

New pump house and pipework keep the water flowing on the Sussex campus

A new pump house and replacement water pipes on the University of Sussex campus will improve the reliable supply of water to students and staff and add capacity to accommodate additional demand in the future. The concluding stages of a major two-year project involved the connections of new pipework from...
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Southern Water chief’s £500k bonus branded ‘ridiculous’ after record fine for pollution

A Tory MP has labelled a £550,900 bonus for the chief executive of Southern Water “ridiculous” after the company was recently fined £90 million for dumping sewage illegally.Ian McAuley’s total renumeration, including salary and other benefits, is closer to £1 million and was revealed in the company’s Annual Report.Ashford MP Damian Green told the BBC he was “very angry” about the sum of money. He added: “Getting a bonus when your company is being fined £90m is ridiculous.”Earlier this month Southern Water pleaded guilty to 6,971 unpermitted sewage discharges - the equivalent to one pipe leaking continuously for seven years.Tonnes...
Environmentgoodmenproject.com

Declining English Wetland ‘Is Poor Advert for UK’

The area around Chichester Harbour on Britain’s south coast overlooks the English Channel. Famed as a beauty spot, it is a draw for holiday-makers from the crowded towns and cities of southern Britain. It is also one of the UK’s key habitats for many bird species and for endangered mammals such as water voles. But the condition of this declining English wetland is stirring concern.
Energy Industryredhillandreigatelife.co.uk

The heat is on: together, we can prevent water shortages

When the temperature rises, so does people’s water use. But if we all use too much at once, there won’t be enough to go round. While Southern Water works to keep taps and toilets flowing this summer, you can help by using only what you need. If we all do our bit, everyone will have enough for life’s essentials.
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Southern Water boss's £500k bonus criticised by MP

An MP has labelled a £550,900 bonus for the chief executive of Southern Water "ridiculous" after the firm was fined for dumping raw sewage into the sea. With his base salary, pension and other benefits, Ian McAulay's total remuneration was more than £1m. A company spokesman said he was "the...
Industrymonbiot.com

This Stinks

Our rivers and seas are being transformed into open sewers by greedy business and useless governments. What’s remarkable is not that a water company knowingly and deliberately poured billions of litres of raw sewage into the sea to cut its costs. What’s remarkable is that the Environment Agency investigated and prosecuted it. Every day, water companies pour tonnes of unprocessed filth into England’s rivers and seas, and the government does nothing.
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