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Petition launched to stop raw sewerage pollution

Sat, 12 Sep 2015

This week in Peel: A small leak was discovered on an access hatch chamber on the Peel sewage outfall pipe, downstream of the Groyne below the low tide level on Peel Beach.
This week in Peel: A small leak was discovered on an access hatch chamber on the Peel sewage outfall pipe, downstream of the Groyne below the low tide level on Peel Beach.

A petition has been launched to end raw sewerage being pumped directly into Manx waters.

Isle of Man Friends of the Earth says it has concerns over the state of the sea and bathing water through the discharge of untreated waste.

As it stands, bathing water quality is still assessed against criteria from 1976 - the group wants to see it modernised.

Over 600 people have signed the petition, member Cat Turner told us what will happen next: 

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