Category Archives: Uncategorized

Severn Trent Water’s longstanding pollution shame

Ever since the privatisation of water in  1989 , this company based in Coventry and serving a large proportion of the West Midlands has had a dire record of polluting Rivers, canals and pools with human excrement. They also claim … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Severn Trent Water’s longstanding pollution shame

“The perfect storm”… of human incompetence and failure

I take the first part of this title  from an SMBC employee describing events, who was present at the meeting at Smethwick Hall park regarding the appalling bird deaths following the confirmed Severn Trent Water’s contamination of the site with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “The perfect storm”… of human incompetence and failure

Smethwick Hall park- The Severn Trent “misconnections” Connection

There are serious pollution issues at this pool at present and proven sewage has gone into the pool, which as far  as I am concerned, are linked to the bird deaths at the site. Severn Trent have attempted to deny … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Smethwick Hall park- The Severn Trent “misconnections” Connection

Smethwick Hall Park sewage pollution- correcting misinformation and inaccurate reporting

The impact on the confirmed sewage pollution incident at this lake has been horrendous, yet three themes have emerged over the last week in response to the bad publicity for Sandwell council and Severn Trent Water. These are 1. Procrastination … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Smethwick Hall Park sewage pollution- correcting misinformation and inaccurate reporting

Carnage at Smethwick Hall Park #CG22

Well. where to start with  this one! Perhaps here, in May, when I previously outlined how I had reported raw sewage and other contaminants going into this small pool off Londonderry Lane Smethwick, just less than half a mile from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Carnage at Smethwick Hall Park #CG22

Shittish Waterways and The Canal and Rivers distrust

As a wildfowl rescuer in the West Midlands for over 20 years, the most common recurring problem facing these type of birds is pollution in the water. This is not just from industrial sources but often from boat traffic on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shittish Waterways and The Canal and Rivers distrust

Back to water

Swanderwoman and Gooseman although working hard fighting grime and corruption in the background have now emerged for personal appearances at some waterway festival events. Swanderwoman deputised for The Park Knight at The Hawne Basin open weekend in Halesowen on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Back to water

MURDER most fowl!

If you live in Great Britain, you will probably never see a ruddy duck, again, ever. These lovely birds , particularly males with their blue beaks have a peculiar head bobbing display that resembles a pneumatic drill. Originally a North American … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on MURDER most fowl!

The Smethwick Turdberg- POO DONE IT?

  Some time ago Sandwell council famously used the threat to public health and public safety to justify the murder of 220 Canada geese in two of its green flag parks. One of the often quoted nonsensical rubbish lifted from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Smethwick Turdberg- POO DONE IT?

For the not many goose

  It should come as little surprise to regular blog readers of this campaign, that I am not a Labour voter, and for good reason. Whatever the impression others may have nationally about this party being “the party of animal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on For the not many goose