Hedon / Paull / Preston / Yorkshire Water Smells

Community Fund to compensate for Yorkshire Water smells?

YORKSHIRE WATER has hinted at plans to establish a ‘Community Fund’ as a way of compensating local residents for problems caused by the smells from the Waste Water Treatment Works at Saltend. In the Hull Daily Mail yesterday Yorkshire Water’s Matt Thompson was quoted as saying: “We are keenly aware that we have had to … Continue reading

Hedon / Paull / Preston / Yorkshire Water Smells

Odour Control Unit now ‘live’ at Waste Water Treatment Works

YORKSHIRE WATER confirmed today that the new £3.5m odour control unit at their Saltend Treatment Works is now “up and running”. Richard Sears, community engagement manager at Yorkshire Water,said: “After months of hard work, we’re pleased to say we’re now in a position where we have this huge state-of-the-art unit up and running, just as … Continue reading

Council News / Hedon / Yorkshire Water Smells

Pro-active measures to safeguard against offensive odours from Saltend

SALTEND SMELLS – Update from Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee held today: “The council have been reacting to complaints – but now we will put measures in place to pro-actively address the issue of odours!”  This was the pledge made by a council officer at today’s meeting which looked at the East Riding Council’s … Continue reading

Council News / Yorkshire Water Smells

Council to issue strongest ever warning to Yorkshire Water over offensive odours!

“Thanks to all those who signed the petition and campaigned against the smells! Your efforts have now been rewarded” – Hedon Blog A REPORT will go before East Riding Council’s environment and regeneration overview and scrutiny committee this morning which will express the council’s “lack of confidence” in Yorkshire Water for failing to manage and … Continue reading

Yorkshire Water Smells

Community asked to collect evidence of any future Yorkshire Water odour incidents : Health concerns remain unanswered

EAST RIDING COUNCIL have responded to the petition calling for action on Yorkshire Water’s odour problem from its Waste Water Treatment Works. Because future smells may constitute a ‘statutory nuisance’ problem, then local communities would be asked to collect and give reliable evidence of any problems. The Report also raises some unresolved issues about the … Continue reading