Managing the repair and maintenance of water mains and sewers within council owned property and premises.

Daniel Hodgkinson made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire Dales District Council

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Daniel Hodgkinson

Dear Derbyshire Dales District Council,

In accordance with the requirements of the FOIA 2000 can you please
provide information/answers to the following questions:

1. Could you please provide a list of names and contact details for
the Council Officers that are responsible for managing the repair
and maintenance of water-mains and sewers on/within all council

2. Does the council have a contractor(s) in place to deliver your
statutory duties with respect to the below activities:

Mitigating water loss from mains on/within all council
property/premises, including offices, housing, depots etc. The
Water Authorities undergo leakage detection exercises and have
powers to insist leaks are repaired without delay.
Preventing Pollution of groundwater from poorly maintained and
leaking sewers on council land. Recent laws place the burden for
any pollution event upon the polluter (polluter pays)
Maintaining appropriate levels of water quality within private
mains networks at council owned premises, such as housing stock
areas, office premises etc. Legislation places various obligations
on network owners for maintaining the quality of water on their
premises and to get the appropriate approvals before
up-grading/maintenance works are carried out.

3. Can you please provide the name and address of the contractor(s)
currently undertaking the work activities listed in point 2 above?

4. Can you please confirm the nature of the contract that you have
with these contractors and when the contract(s) is/are due to be

We look forward to hearing from you within 20 working days

Yours faithfully,
D. Hodgkinson

Bramwell, Emma, Derbyshire Dales District Council

I am out of the office until 15/09/10 if you require urgent assistance please contact my job share colleague Annette Reading on 01629761375 email [email address] or Brian Evans on 01629761301 email [email address]
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Horsfield, Phillip, Derbyshire Dales District Council

Dear Mr Hodgkinson

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 received today, which has been forwarded to the relevant section.

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is 11 October 2010.

If you have any queries about this request please do not hesitate to contact me. Please quote reference number FOI/219/10 in any future communications.

Yours sincerely

Phillip Horsfield
Direct dial: 01629 761319

Annette Reading
Democratic Services Assistant
Direct Dial: 01629 761375

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galsworthy, mike, Derbyshire Dales District Council

Dear Mr Hodkinson,

Thank you for your enquiry below. My response, using your point numbers
is as follows:-

1)I would be the main contact. My details are at the foot of this email.

2) Yes

3) J.Tomlinson Ltd, Scimitar House,100 Lilac Grove,Beeston,Nottingham

4) 4 year Schedule of Rates Contract from 01/04/09 with an option to
extend by 2 years. Any invitation to tender for this contract will be
advertised on the Source Derbyshire website

I trust that the above is of use to you.

Yours sincerely

Mike Galsworthy M.R.I.C.S
Estates Manager
Phone. 01629 761362
Fax. 01629 761388

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