Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Make sure that you know the locations of all existing foul and surface water drains and sewers, and where they lead. If possible get a drainage plan of the site where you are working.
When connecting a discharge to a drain or sewer, always check that you are connecting to the correct system.
Never make any discharge to a drain without prior authorisation.
Materials for recycling, such as copper piping are likely to be waste and, if so, will be subject to the requirements of the waste management and duty of care regimes.
A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.
Brewing and Distilling Technical Drop-in Day: Waste, Water, Energy, Brewing and Distilling is booming due to high demand for quality Scottish beers and spirits. All this growth is also leading to a boom in food waste, energy and water use.
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