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Wastewater quality

Our Operating Licence requires that we comply with environment protection conditions for each wastewater treatment works (WWTW).

The main measures of performance relate to biochemical oxygen demand, total suspended solids, pH, grease, total nitrogen, ammonia, total Phosphorus and thermotolerant coliforms specified in the licence for each plant.

We report monthly on the following and the results are available to download:

Beach water quality

We're committed to protecting the environment, especially our oceans. Find out the measures we take to monitor and protect our pristine beaches along our coastline.