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Jun 24, 2021
Category: HS2
Posted by: Kathryn

New information from HS2/Align indicates a much greater risk of aquifer contamination than previously admitted. 

Mar 21, 2021
Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn

Daily sewage releases into the river could continue into May, but work is underway to tackle groundwater infiltration into Chesham's sewers which is big contributor to this problem.

Feb 26, 2021
Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn

In March, Thames Water is beginning work to fix groundwater infiltration hotspots in Chesham's sewers. 

Feb 17, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: Kathryn

On the 2nd March, we're taking part in a Community Assembly to look at the many issues surrounding water in Chesham - you can too. 

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Work Starts to Fix Sewer Infiltration

Feb 26, 2021

Category: Pollution
Posted by: Kathryn

Back in December we reported that Thames Water had identified areas of significant groundwater ingress into Chesham's sewers. All this additional water going to Chesham Sewage Treatment Works is contributing to the problem of sewage releases polluting the river.

In a positive step for the river, in the week beginning 1st March, Thames Water teams will be starting work to fix parts of the sewer network in 10 Chesham hotspots where this groundwater infiltration is occurring. They will be working overnight to minimise disruption.

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