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Radford Sewage Treatment Works Latest!

June 17, 2010 | By | 6 Replies More
Radford Sewage Treatment Works Latest!

Becky Moran the Communications Officer for South West Water states that they will be spending £23,000 in 2011/12 to assess the condition of the sewerage network in the Radford area of Plymouth and identify the effects of saline infiltration. When salt water enters the sewerage network it can cause unpleasant odours and damage mechanical equipment […]

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Serious concerns over dredging in Hooe Lake and the Plym Estuary

June 2, 2010 | By | Reply More
Serious concerns over dredging in Hooe Lake and the Plym Estuary

Hooe Lake and Plym (Heavy Metals in mud sediments) With recent proposals to dredge the Plym for a new marina – and any future plans for Hooe Lake – an important environmental issue is the accumulation of toxic sediments in the mud notably Mercury, Tributyltin Tin (TBT), arsenic and lead. These ‘Heavy Metals’ can be […]

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