Fareham water treatment upgrade

Waste water upgrade

Waste water upgrade

First published in Fareham

Peel Common Wastewater Treatment Works is set for further upgrades, which a water company says will help keep smells at bay.

Long-suffering residents of Fareham said the site had caused “Peel Common Pong” across the borough for two decades.

But a £29m improvement scheme implemented in 2008 put the reek to rest.

Now a further £3.5m has been pledged by Southern Water to make even more improvements to the 37-acre works.

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