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Water complaints up in the south east but down overall

27/09/2012
Written complaints to water companies dropped by almost 12 per cent last year but rose significantly in southeast England, according to the Consumer Council for Water. South East Water was the worst performing company, with an increase of 59 per cent...

Roadworks will upgrade drainage and stop flooding

26/09/2012
Work is underway on a 14-week scheme to upgrade drainage to stop flooding on the A27 in West Sussex. The Highways Agency said the two-mile section of road between the Lancing College junction and Dankton Lane, Sompting, would be affected. "The...

Homes evacuated and schools closed after surface water flooding

25/09/2012
Communities were today bracing themselves for the risk of further flooding as almost four inches more rain could fall by the end of the day, the Met Office said. The Environment Agency has issued 59 flood warnings, with the North East and the Pennines...

Women rise up the water and waste agenda

23/09/2012
The positive impact of women working in the water and waste sectors has been highlighted as calls grow for more recognition of their talent and skills. Both industries have traditionally been male dominated, but an increasingly number of female...

Archive photos reveal Manchester's tunnelling heroes

20/09/2012
Newly discovered archive photos are helping to tell the amazing story of Manchester's sewer builders, who went on to become pioneering wartime tunnelling experts. The pictures came to light after the makers of a new TV documentary approached water...