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11.8 Abstractions 177


Abstraction of water may be required for potable supply or for use during site


activities, such as concrete batching or washing. The appointed Contractor will be responsible for obtaining from the Environment Agency, in advance of use, any permits for the use of abstracted water during the construction related activities and for monitoring and recording associated abstraction rates or other license requirements to demonstrate compliance.


178


In the event that abstracted water is required for potable supply purposes, this will be undertaken in consultation with the Environmental Protection Team of Suffolk Coastal District Council to facilitate regulation under and compliance with the Private Water Supplies Regulations 2009.


179 Any landowners with private water supplies will be identified during initial landowner consultations, and all affected landowners/water supplies will be dealt with appropriately during construction works. Standard mitigation, where required, would include pre and post-construction monitoring surveys of the water supply (where necessary in liaison with the Local Authority), development of risk management measures and the preparation of contingency supply arrangements.


11.9 180 Discharge


The appointed Contractor will be responsible for obtaining from the Environment Agency, in advance of discharge, any permits associated with the use of septic tanks or other effluent / washout water treatment facilities and for monitoring and recording specified volumetric, quality or reference conditions, to demonstrate compliance.


181


If the permanent connection to the foul sewer is not available during the construction phase, the foul water and sewage effluents produced by the construction workforce shall be contained by temporary foul drainage facilities to be installed. In the case of the latter, all foul water shall be disposed of off-site by a licensed contractor.


182 Waste sludge from septic tanks and effluents from cesspits and sewage holding tanks will be removed by a suitably licensed and registered waste carrier in accordance with Duty of Care requirements with details and records maintained in accordance with the SiteWaste Management Plan.


11.10 Protection of Private Water Supplies


183 A number of private water supplies have been identified within the vicinity of the onshore works. Although the exact source of these is not always known it is likely that they will be sourced from a spring, borehole or well, which are potentially at very low,


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