Cave Wastewater Disposal Plan Concerns Residents
The plan to install a system to discharge wastewater into a cave concerns local residents.
The system, which costs £250,000 ($396,925 USD) would discharge clear sterile water into Treyarnon Bay, and would include a back-up system in case of error.
We’ve taken the best advice we can from our own consultants, from the statutory bodies including the Environment Agency, and they’ve all said this system is totally appropriate. Jake Chalmers, YHA property director
Many local residents remain skeptical about the plans, citing concerns about contamination.
There are many thousands of people that love this beach and I find it very sad that it will be even contemplated by the council. Sam Henwood, resident
According to the Youth Hostels Association, the alternative of connecting a pipe to the main sewer half a mile away is not a viable option.