Cost worries hold back action on private sewers

The Government has concluded that there is "a clear case for action" to deal with the problems caused by private sewers following a consultation last year. A transfer of ownership to sewerage undertakers is on the cards - but Ministers, fearful of the impact on water bills, have deferred action until the costs are better understood.

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