As a local authority the
council - alongside other governmental and independent bodies - is
obliged to ensure drinking water is clean and safe.
This is achieved through regular checks of water purity and
monitoring private water supplies outside the main supplier Thames
Pollution in the air is caused by car emissions and wrongful burning in places such as fireplaces and because of bonfires.
Businesses may cause air and water pollution or introduce
contaminates to land. These businesses are inspected by The
Environmental Agency who require a business to have a permit.
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm