Freedom of information response

Gully Cleaning

Publication date: 
Thursday 16 August 2018

1. Does the council undertake gully cleaning with direct labour or through a contractor?
2. If a contractor is used, please provide the name of the contractor and ignore questions 3 to 6.
3. Are the gully pots refilled after the cleaning process?
4. Is the water collected from the gully pot used in the cleaning process?
5. Is the water collected from the gully pot used to refill the gully pot?
6. If the answer to question 4 or 5 is no, please advise where the water collected from the gully pots is taken?


1. Direct Labour

2. N/A

3. No

4, Yes

5. No

6, Sweeping facility – Rainham – Deposal waste transfer

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