The Maidenhead STW has a permit to dump storm sewage
into the Maidenhead Ditch during storm conditions.
The Wasa admin said the issues such as old and inadequate sewerage system in central, south and Shahdara zones, combined sewerage and drainage system for domestic and storm sewage
, untreated wastewater and increasing public demand for water supply (in the areas which do not fall under Wasa's jurisdiction), inadequate pressure and non-revenue water were creating a bad impression of Wasa among the public.
"Alongside are joint investigations with Northumbrian Water undertaking a study of storm sewage
impacts around the area."
The opening is linked to untold kilometres of storm sewage
infrastructure throughout new Dubai.
The heavy rainfall also caused storm sewage
discharge systems to release diluted sewage into rivers in order to protect homes from flooding.
Very heavy rain over Nuneaton and Birmingham is thought to have caused oil, storm sewage
and other contaminants to be flushed into the rivers Anker and Tame, causing the major fish kills.
"Combined with the discharge of storm sewage
, this can have a devastating impact on fish life.
More than 300 storm sewage
spills had overflowedfromthree of the town's treatment works, despite guidelines that said total spills from the three should number no more than 30.
Seaton Burn suffers from pollution from old mining spoil heaps, storm sewage
overflows, industrial effluent, refuse tipping, agricultural chemicals and washing detergents from wrongly-plumbed homes.
The programme also covers improving the control of pollution and leakage, the reduction of storm sewage
pollution and improving freshwater fisheries.
"With our system, sanitary and storm sewage
is combined," he explains.
Water companies are expected to spend about pounds 1.5 billion over the next five years to improve 4,500 storm sewage
overflows across the UK.