Foul and surface water sewer infrastructure (FOI)Foul and surface water sewer infrastructure (FOI)
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10 October 2023.Prepared internally, no external costs.
Please provide information on the following questions for the period since 2011:
Which Government of Jersey department was responsible for the management and maintenance of the foul and surface water sewer infrastructure?
Which Government of Jersey department was responsible for the treatment of all foul water and surface water?
The total quantity of foul and surface water treated, in megalitres.
Total expenditure on management and maintenance of the foul and surface water infrastructure.
Total expenditure on treatment of foul and surface water.
A and B
The Liquid Waste team, within the Department for Infrastructure and Environment (I&E), is responsible for the management, maintenance and treatment of the foul and surface water within the sewer infrastructure.
It should be noted that the name of the department has changed a few times over the requested period, however, the Liquid Waste team have always fallen under the remit of Minister for Infrastructure.
Table 1 of the attached spreadsheet details the information requested in cubic metres, as the Liquid Waste team record this information in this format.
D and E
Please see Table 2 of the attached spreadsheet.
It should be noted that generally there are no treatment costs in relation to surface water, however, during high tides some flows need to be lifted over the tide level.
Tables 1 and 2.xlsx