WATER COMPANIES CRITICISED FOR SEWAGE SPILLS.

I heard just recently that various Water companies have been criticised for sewage spills, apparently they are knowingly letting sewage spill into the sea, one company Southern Water has recently been fined 90 million pounds for doing so.

Now call me old fashioned but is fining these companies going to help the situation, especially where the spills are because of outdated equipment or lack of investment.

Would it not perhaps be better if the companies were forced to spend the 90 million on upgrading their processes and equipment to stop any further sewage spills, it seems a slightly more logical way of doing things than fining them and taking away a considerable amount of money which should be spent preventing further spills.

I suppose the problem is that there is no Government department for logic!

Officials To Discuss Water Quality Monitoring Related To Sewage Spills |  KPBS

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I am a retired actor, although to be honest I only retired because I wasn't getting any work and the option of becoming an unemployed actor/waiter at my age was ludicrous, especially as my waiting skills are non-existent. Having said I’m retired, I don’t think there really is such a thing as a retired actor for I am still available for work, I just don’t have an agent or any connections with regards to obtaining any worthwhile work. I have over the years done student films when there is nothing else available, always low paid (if at all) the only incentive was always the promised copy of the finished film for your show reel which nine times out of ten always failed to materialise. I spent many years looking after my aged mother who had dementia, hence the lack of acting work but shortly after her death I was lucky enough to run into an ex-girlfriend of many years ago and our romance blossomed once again, resulting in us getting married in 2013. My move to the countryside inspired me to write The Diary of a Country Bumpkin which tells of my continuing dilemmas in dealing with the rigors of the countryside from the unexpectedly large number of pollens, fungal moulds and hay products waiting to attack the unsuspecting townie. I enjoy writing, see my play Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori on The Wireless Theatre Company, The Plays Wot I Wrote and The Battle of Barking Creek both available on Amazon.co.uk and am very fond of classic cars so my ideal occupation would be acting in a film I had written set in the 1930s/40s, we live in hopes. I am delighted to say that since venturing to the countryside where space is not quite the premium it is in town, I have due to the availability of two double garages acquired more classic cars to form a small collection the pride of which are a 1947 Bentley Mk VI and a 2000 Bentley Arnage. My various blogs and websites are continually evolving and I’m sure that by following the appropriate links you will find something which will edify or amuse.
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2 Responses to WATER COMPANIES CRITICISED FOR SEWAGE SPILLS.

  1. SueW says:

    What a great idea – like something out of a Harry Potter film- The ministry for logic!

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