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Sewage? Leaking into river across footpath

Reported via Android anonymously at 10:38, Sun 25 June 2017

Sent to Bristol City Council 2 minutes later

This has been reported on multiple occasions over a 3 year period. Several council officers have also been involved. There is a constant stream of effluent flowing from the rear of the flats into the river. It is obvious that the land owners are aware as fences are in place on their land. Several photos and video can be obtained by contacting me.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:17, Sun 23 July 2017

  • Not fixed. Been going on for years.

    Posted anonymously at 19:17, Sun 23 July 2017

  • Walked along the river yesterday, and I can confirm this issue has still not been resolved.

    Posted anonymously at 17:05, Sun 25 February 2018

  • Please can the council provide an update to this.

    Posted anonymously at 17:15, Tue 13 March 2018

  • Any update from the council?

    Posted anonymously at 10:20, Wed 4 April 2018

  • The contaminated water is coming from blocked drains the contamination is due the old tar works on the site. It is now leaching into the river and contaminating the river water. This should be reported to the environment agency.

    Posted by Richard Newth at 20:35, Mon 14 May 2018

  • "@Richard Neweth" - I have previously reported this to the EA via the local councilor. Unfortunately he was unable to get them to respond to the issue as Bristol City Council must deal with the source of the pollution and report it to the EA themselves if the land owner will not fix the problem.

    Shocking (but not surprising) that BCC have not dealt with this in the last three years.

    BCC: Can we please have a serious update on this issue.

    Posted anonymously at 08:54, Wed 16 May 2018

  • This issue is still ongoing, I'm amazed that BCC has allowed sewage to flow into the river Avon for nearly 3 years, looking at the start date for this ticket. I cycle over this every morning, given this has been flowing unimpeded for 3 years the amount of raw sewage going into the Avon must be breaking some laws. Please get us an update.

    Posted anonymously at 16:28, Monday 16 March 2020

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