Skip to main content

PDF


Title: Bideford fine screen outfall post scheme appraisal
Author: C. Sharp
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: environmental protection report
Abstract:
During the latter part of the 1980's the water and aesthetic quality of the Torridge estuary deteriorated as a result of the disposal of increasing quantities of domestic waste water and trade effluent direct to the estuary, largely without treatment. At times a considerable sewage odour problem also occurred in Bideford due to the inadequacies of the town's sewerage and sewage disposal systems. As an interim measure primarily to alleviate the aesthetic and odour problems outlined above prior to the commissioning of further improvements in 1997, the then South West Water Authority (SWWA) proposed the construction of a new Fine Screening Plant and Outfall at Bideford.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Water qualityEstuariesSewageSmellPollutionEffluentsDischarge (hydrology)ScreeningBathing waterSurface waterMicrobiological analysis
Geographic Keywords: BidefordTaw-Torridge EstuaryNorth Devon catchment
Extent: n.p. [169]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2736
Total file downloads: 12

Download PDF    Display PDF in separate tab