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Phosphate Neutrality on the Somerset Levels and Elsewhere

Today, WCI breaks silence on the phosphates issue facing large areas of Somerset, Hereford, Monmouthshire and recently the River Camel.  Over the past year, the WCI have been working with clients and regulators to understand the issues with excessive phosphates in the...

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What is a Cesspit?

What is a Cesspit?

 Do I have a Cesspit?   Many of the people that contact WCI about a home buyers drainage survey, the Environment Agency's 2020 General Binding Rules or the legal compliance of their private, off mains drainage system, often describe their foul drainage system as a...

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The difference between Public and Private drainage

The difference between Public and Private drainage

So what is an "adopted drain" anyway? Drainage is typically a highly time critical part of any construction project as it is usually one of the last things an architect will consider as part of their design, but the first thing a contractor will want to...

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