Cllr Paul Follows keeps residents in the loop over water outages whilst the Chancellor pulls rank!
Waverley’s leader has been working tirelessly to keep bottled water supplies available and keep residents & businesses with up-to-date information.
The Chancellor has kept the plumply salaried head honchos of the Environment Agency and Thames Water on speed dial. He also took time off from bean counting to appear on every TV and Radio station possible to register. His concern for the area he intends to represent at the forthcoming General Election.
MP Jeremy Hunt has found time between “growing the economy” to register his disgust at the nightmare week endured by thousands of residents in Guildford & Waverley forced to use bottled water. He described the impact on residents’ businesses and schools as “horrendous.”
According to Mr Hunt, Al Cochran, CEO of Thames Water, worked through the weekend “night and day” on the issue.
Perhaps Mr Hunt told him the issue affecting various parts of the borough for many years. On every borough-wide major planning application, Thames Water claim they can maintain the water supply and deal with surface water and sewage!
Issues remain in GU5 here in Waverley (specifically Bramley) and GU1 and GU2 in Guildford due to a new issue at Ladymead that started yesterday evening.