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Mar 16, 2020
Category: General
Posted by: Kathryn
If you'd like to write to the authorities about the on-going sewage pollution in the Chess, we've created a template letter for you to adapt.
Mar 16, 2020
Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn
The intermittent pollution is impacting conservation work, educational field trips, recreation and farming.
Feb 17, 2020
Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn
On the 16th February, Thames Water's Chesham Sewage Treatment Works released storm sewage into the river.
Jan 15, 2020
Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn

On 15th January, Thames Water's Chesham Sewage Treatment Works released storm sewage into the river.

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Sewage Pollution in the Chess

Jan 15, 2020

Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn

Sewage pollution

Above: Discoloured water polluted by sewage photographed on Wednesday 15th January 2020

We were informed on the morning of the 15th January by Thames Water that their Chesham Sewage Treatment Work was discharging storm sewage into the Chess.

At the present time, we have no further information regarding how long the discharge took place for or the volume of sewage released into the water.

If you are planning to access the river for work, study or recreation in the near future, we would recommend postponing this.

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