The summer has been undoubtedly beautiful for the UK this year, but remember, this is Britain, and we don’t get off that easily! The rising temperatures and humidity have been followed by freak storms and flash floods that have caused mayhem in some parts of the country.
A blocked toilet is an unwelcome but extremely common occurrence in a household, and unblocking it can be an unpleasant job. This handy guide will teach you how to unblock a toilet and also teach you how to avoid such messy incidences in the future!
Residents in Bourne End have alerted Thames Water to sewage collecting on the banks of the River Thames near their homes. Christine Roy spoke in the Bucks Free Press. She said that she had called Thames Water after noticing a “scum” on the river’s surface. She said: “I saw it floating down the river in […]
Thames Water has announced that thankfully ground water levels have started to drop. Despite the April showers many regions have seen over the last few weeks ground water levels have dropped slightly in the Thames Valley region. This is despite the first half of the month seeing around 57% of the average monthly rainfall. This […]
Many people don’t give a second thought to the sewage which leaves their homes, but the process of transporting it to sewage works and treating it is quite complex. All the sewage or waste water which leaves your home needs to be treated before it is put safely back into rivers. This waste travels via […]
Thames Water has apologised after a leak saw sewage flood into the River Chess. The London drainage company said a waste pump at their Chesham Sewage Works became blocked which subsequently caused a leak which flooded neighbouring land and flowed into the nearby river. The owner of the contaminated land phoned Thames Water and the […]
Much of the recent sewer flooding which Thames Water has seen is due to the sheer amount of rainfall which fell during the later months of 2012. The water table is now at such a high level that any run-off after subsequent rainfall is making its way to a sewer system which is only designed […]
Residents of Hambledon have expressed their dismay at the problems they are still facing with sewage flooding, nearly four months after the first incident took place last November. Thames Water are currently tankering at the Hambledon pumping station with two of their tankers in attendance around 16 hours every day – but fed up neighbours […]
Thames Water has plans to install Thermal Hydrolysis process (THP) plants at six of its sewage treatment works as it aims to meet its target of producing 20% of its own power using renewable sources. The new THP plants are essentially pressure cookers which heat the leftover waste from the treatment process to 160C. the […]
Residents in Aldbourne got their chance to speak to Thames Water officials last Monday night about the sewer flooding which has blighted their village for the last four months. Thames Water is visiting locals whose lives have been disrupted by the latest spate of sewer flooding across the Thames Valley. Last Monday, the 10th of […]