The council is responsible for making sure contaminated land within the borough is identified and managed.
Private water supplies
A number of properties in the borough use private water supplies, which is a water supply which is not provided by Affinity Water. Most of these supplies are situated in rural parts of the borough, and the source of the supply is generally a well or a borehole, although spring water supplies are not uncommon.
In this section there is information about the safe preparation and care of food in the home and in food businesses.
Health and Safety
The council is responsible for enforcing Health and Safety legislation in the borough.
The Armed Forces Covenant was published in May 2011 and is a pledge by the government to make sure that the armed forces are valued and supported by everyone.