Watford Borough Council is seeking witness to a significant fly tip of over 100 tyres in Chester Road (near junction with Hardwoods Road) on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 1.30pm...
Phil White, Senior Environmental Crime Officer said “This fly tip is significant and unusual for Watford. It is in such a residential area we are hoping someone remembers something. The offenders may have used a vehicle and so we are checking all the local CCTV and have worked with the land owners to get clearance. If anyone knows anything please call us on 01923 278503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elected Mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor said: “Flytipping is an offence and we will take immediate action against people who think they can get away with it. Our residents are really concerned when they see dumped rubbish polluting our communities. It harms our environment, attracts vermin and can be a health hazard. It costs the council many thousands of pounds a year to clear up, meaning residents are paying to dispose of other people’s unwanted rubbish.
Every Watford resident has a duty of care to dispose of their waste properly – or if they give it to someone else for disposal, to ensure they are a registered carrier of waste. The dedicated environmental crime team investigate all reported offences and have successfully prosecuted many perpetrators. These cases have resulted in fines and even imprisonment.”
If you are unsure about how to dispose of waste, please check out our website at www.watford.gov.uk/flytipping. Advice on getting rid of bulky waste in Watford is available from the council’s environmental services partner, Veolia, at email@example.com