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News Roundup 14/11/2018: Nine Out of Ten ‘Flushable Wipes’ Do Not Break Down in the Sewer

News Roundup 14/11/2018: Nine Out of Ten ‘Flushable Wipes’ Do Not Break Down in the Sewer

Nine out of ten ‘flushable wipes’ do not break down in the sewer Research carried out on behalf of water companies showed that the vast majority of the wipes failed to break down in conditions that imitated the UK’s drainage system (pictured). … read more Has our drinking water changed? Where has the limescale gone? … Continue reading “News Roundup 14/11/2018: Nine Out of Ten ‘Flushable Wipes’ Do Not Break Down in the Sewer”

News Roundup 02/09/2018: Liverpool Lead the Way on Water Fountains

News Roundup 02/09/2018: Liverpool Lead the Way on Water Fountains

This week in Coastal Drains news, we have some exciting and interesting stories to share with you! Liverpool lead the way on water fountains | Letters Philanthropist Charles Melly saw a free supply of water as an antidote to drunkenness, writes Susan Major. Plus Harry Holloway recalls his favourite public toilet in LondonLondon has made … Continue reading “News Roundup 02/09/2018: Liverpool Lead the Way on Water Fountains”

News Roundup 05/10/2018: Warragamba Dam Wall Plan Could Cause Irreversible Damage

News Roundup 05/10/2018: Warragamba Dam Wall Plan Could Cause Irreversible Damage

It’s October already, can you believe it? To help you out, we’ve listed the top stories in the news this week so that you can keep up to date. Warragamba Dam wall plan could cause ‘irreversible’ damage, NSW premier told Letter from 20 scientists and ex-ministers, including Peter Garrett, condemns plan to raise dam wallA … Continue reading “News Roundup 05/10/2018: Warragamba Dam Wall Plan Could Cause Irreversible Damage”