Section 101a or First Time Sewerage

Section 101a or First Time Sewerage

Section 101a is a mechanism for the public to obtain a public sewerage system. The informal name used by Engineers in the UK for such applications is first time sewerage. Therefore this is settlements which are requesting public sewerage, as they do not current have any public provision. Many rural developments have drainage which evolved over hundreds of years. Most systems are based on septic tanks, or mini package treatment works discharging to groundwater. Ground permeability can vary considerably even within the same village. The...

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Wendon’s Ambo Estate, Saffron Walden

Wendon’s Ambo Estate, Saffron Walden

Provision of strategic drainage advise to Polypipe Civils at their estate near Saffron Walden. Advise in relation to treatment works and pumping station options. Securing of Section 106 permission for pumped effluent flows. An application was made under Section 101a of the Water Industry Act. Section 101a is commonly called "first time sewerage". The aim is connect local communities to public sewers. This can include business estates (containing independent businesses), residential housing and other public facilities. A...

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Blenheim Office Park

Blenheim Office Park

Strategic drainage advise in relation to this existing commercial office estate. Section 101a first time sewerage application and Section101a appeal to the Secretary of State (EA). Civil assistance in relation to proposals for further...

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