In rural areas many householders have an oil tank for their heating supplies. Oil leaks can occur which can be very costly and difficult to clean up.
The Environmental Protection Team deal with pollution of air, land and some watercourses, as well as statutory nuisance complaints, such as noise and odour.
Use this form to report a pollution control problem with asbestos, drainage, noise, odour, smoke, water supply or other problem.
Radon is a gas which naturally occurs in certain rocks, such as granite, and some building materials.
Natural radiation exists due to materials present in the earth and particles arriving from outer space. Artificial radiation is caused by man-made processes.
Blue-green algae occurs naturally in bodies of freshwater, but some kinds can be toxic to humans and lethal to animals.