Environment Eco

February 9th, 2024

Water regulator pledges to help take action against Southern Water

The national regulator for the water and sewage industry has pledged to work with Adur & Worthing Councils to hold Southern Water to account over its failures.

The Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat, has agreed to work more closely with local authorities across the South East following a recent meeting of the Southern Water Stakeholder Group.

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January 31st, 2024

Southern Water fails to attend scrutiny meetings

Councillors in Adur and Worthing have made a formal complaint to Southern Water for refusing to answer questions in public about its failings.

The joint Chairs of Adur & Worthing Councils’ Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JOSC) have written to the company’s chief executive, Lawrence Gosden, to express their disappointment at Southern Water’s rejection of its invitations

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January 24th, 2024

Community-sponsored trees planted across Worthing

Worthing residents will notice new trees springing up in local streets thanks to the community-sponsored tree scheme launched last summer.

The first batch of trees have been planted in residential areas across Worthing as part of a new initiative to support nature and bring more greenery to the town.

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January 10th, 2024

Answers demanded following waste leak by Southern Water

Adur & Worthing Councils are demanding answers from Southern Water following a leak by the company that has spilled waste into the sea.

Late last night (Tuesday 9th January) the water company reported to the councils that one of its outfall pipes was leaking waste off the coast.

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