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Update from Anglian Water

The following update has appear on the digdat website but has not been sent to FPC or CBC officially. Odour Alleviation Scheme Plans have now been drawn up for an investment of hundreds of thousands of pounds which will significantly reduce bad smells from Letchworth Water Recycling Centre, currently affecting residents in Fairfield Park. Work […]

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Officials Under fire at Annual Meeting

Anglian Water officials were put on the spot by residents at the annual meeting of Fairfield Parish Council on Thursday May 4. Head of Public affairs, Chris Hayton and Regional Technical Manager, Tim Blackmore, gave presentations as to the problems that have caused residents extreme discomfort from the smell emanating from the works. When it […]

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Water Treatment Works Update

Residents need no longer complete diary sheets or file witness statements. Anglian Water (AW) have withdrawn their appeal against Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) Abatement Notice and presented a timetable that states they will have solved the issue by the end of November this year. In fact, temporary measures taken by Anglian Water have improved the […]

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Important Updates regarding Anglian Water

Bloodhound System to be switched off Please note that the bloodhound system is going to be switched off for part of the day on Tuesday February 28. This is to allow contractors working on the site upgrade to complete work in the vicinity of the bloodhound system which is  aimed to control the odour. Anglian […]

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Anglian Water Appeal Abatement Notice

Anglian Water (AW) have appealed against the Abatement Notice issued upon them by Central Bedfordshire Council on the stench emanating from the Letchworth Water Treatment Works. Fairfield Parish Council had been informed that AW had at the 11th hour used a legal loophole to challenge the validity of the first notice that gave them to […]

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CBC Witness Statements

I have spoken to CBC (Jane Mann). These statements form a very important part of the case should CBC take legal action against AW. Therefore the content of each statement needs to be factual and if possible supported by evidence. if you have copies of your diary sheet(s) please use them as part of your […]

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Direct Link to Anglian Water

Anglian Water (AW) are now monitoring the FPC Facebook page and will respond. Please use it to report reoccurrences of the smell or ask questions. This follows a discussion and agreement today between CBC (Central Bedfordshire Council) Ward Councillor Steve Dixon and AW CEO Peter Simpson. Several residents have requested a direct link with AW […]

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Anglian Water response to our MP

MP Alistair Burt has received the following response from the CEO of Anglian Water, Peter Simpson. Dear Mr Burt Thank you for your email of 5 December 2016, regarding the odour complaints from Letchworth Water Recycling Centre. On the weekend of 4 and 5 December, due to the freezing weather conditions that had been experienced, […]

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Letchworth Sewerage Works – Further Update

Anglian Water have until December 28 to legally challenge the abatement notice served on them by Central Bedfordshire Council. If they do not challenge the order, then they must take steps by March 31st to solve the problem that has been plaguing residents. Representatives of the parish council and FPRA (Fairfield Park Residents Association) met […]