Thames Water

Meeting: 
MQT on 2009-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2009
Reference: 
2009/3518
Question By: 
Richard Tracey
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Since you and Thames Water have both expressed support for an early warning system via text message to notify river users when raw sewage is released into the Thames, will you contact Thames Water to encourage them to implement this service as soon as possible?

Answer

Answer for Thames Water

Answer for Thames Water

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Thames Water have an agreed scheme for giving warnings of sewage discharges from Mogden Sewage Works to river users. This is due to be operational in the next few weeks.

As this is a new system I would be pleased to be kept informed as to how well the system works.