Thames Water


Is Croydon regenerating its way to water shortages?

Posted on August 31st, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

Do local development targets take account of water supply?

Despite last winter’s high rainfall, London and the south-east region are classified as ‘seriously water stressed’. The recent heatwave can only have added to the problem. With population growth, Thames Water predicts that demand for water will exceed supply by 10 per cent in 2025 and by 21 per cent in 2040. If this is the case, then … Read More »



The Wandle pollution scandal isn’t going away

Posted on May 16th, by Peter Ball in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Now there’s sewage in the River Wandle

I recently wrote an article in the Citizen highlighting the issue of visible pollution in the River Wandle in Croydon. Since then I have carried out further investigations. What I have discovered is troubling.

After becoming aware of pollution in January 2017, I have walked the length of the river within Wandle Park almost every day. There has not been a … Read More »