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Pollution

Chimney belching smoke

The council provides a range of services in relation to pollution control and environmental protection.  Please select the relevant area below to find out how to report a problem and get further information and advice. 

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Air pollution

Information about the types of pollution the council deal with, how to report something, advice on bonfires, smoke control areas, monitoring air quality, air quality information, main sources of air pollution affecting your health, monitoring pollen levels, air pollution from businesses.

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Gulley grate

Water and drainage pollution

Information about the types of pollution the council deal with, blocked drains, pollution in a ditch/pond, oil storage tanks, monitoring water quality, advice on septic tanks/soakaways and registering your septic tank.

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Noise pollution

Information about what noise nuisance is, reporting a problem, legal powers, anonymous complaints, avoid causing a noise nuisance, intruder alarms and noise assessments.

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Land pollution

Information about the types of pollution the council deal with, reporting land pollution, complaining about rubbish, inspecting contaminated land, testing soil, oil storage tanks, environmental information, landfills, radon, contamination assessments, other guidance and environmental damage.

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Light pollution

Light pollution

Information about light pollution (also known as nuisance light) and how the council can deal with problems caused by excessive or misdirected artificial light.  Report nuisance lighting.

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