Water Quality - The Environment Agency
The Environment Agency is responsible for maintaining or improving the quality of fresh, marine, surface and underground water in England and Wales.
The Agency aims to prevent or reduce the risk of water pollution wherever possible, and to ensure that any pollution which occurs that might lead to effects on ecosystems or people gets cleaned up.
You can find out more about the work of the Environment Agency on their website at www.environment-agency.gov.uk including:
- why water quality is important
- what causes water pollution
- sources of pollution
- environmental quality standards
- water pollution and small businesses
- disputes regarding connection to the public sewer
The Pollution Team, part of the Council's Environmental Health Service, liaises with the Environment Agency when complaints are received about pollution of water courses. You can contact the Pollution Team by email to email@example.com or by phoning 01277 312504 and asking for the District Environmental Health Officer.
- Address: Brentwood Borough Council, Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8AY
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: 01277 312504
- Fax: 01277 312526
- Minicom: 01277 312809
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This page was updated on 2 October 2012.
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