Missconnections

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Do you know what a misconnection is? We didn’t until we were asked to help others know what they are, the impacts on bathing water quality and what to look for. A misconnection is when the waste water pipes to sinks, or toilets, are not connected (misconnection) to the sewer pipes that go directly to… Read more »

Beaches in Hastings at risk of failing to meet EU water standards

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Hastings’ beaches are at risk of failing to meet EU water standards this year, according to a warning issued by the Environment Agency. Hastings was named as one of 25 UK seaside towns not expected to meet the new, stricter EU bathing water standards, with the Environment Agency stating the area’s bathing water is ‘subject… Read more »

Say hi to Bruce the sewer monster

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Have you guys all met the famous Bruce? If not, then here is your chance to read all about him and his work helping Southern Water promote their ‘Pain in the Drain’ Campaign. Go to https://www.southernwater.co.uk/bruce and make sure you say hi from The Clean Seas Please team.

Southern water Treatment Works: Visit into the piles of Ragging and FOG’s

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Clean Seas Please had a tour of the Southern water Treatment Works in Hastings, which cleans the water for Hastings as well as Bexhill. have a look at our video and read about our visit and the different stages the water goes through here: http://youtu.be/CViXEqfWGfQ   The Bexhill and Hastings Wastewater Treatment Works and sludge… Read more »

Fatberg took four days to clear under London’s streets

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This fatberg in London took a team of workers from Thames Water four days to clear. The mixture of congealed fat, wet wipes and other litter was washed into drains or flushed down toilets. Thames Water says the fatberg formed under an 80-metre stretch of Shepherd’s Bush Road, as long as commercial plane. Workers finished… Read more »

Yellow Fish appear in St Leonards

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Yellow Fish We recently launched the yellow fish campaign with a group of school children from St Mary Star of the Sea, St Leonards.  After creating a giant people fish picture we walked down to the outfall at Goats Ledge following the surface water drain and painting yellow fish on the pavement.  If you see… Read more »