Compost-type odour monitoring
We regularly respond to reports from the community of compost-type smells in the Bromley area. This page shows our latest monitoring information including the number of reports we’ve received and any actions taken.
The following graph shows the number of compost-type odour reports we've received via phone, email, Smelt-it app or Snap Send Solve over the past six months.
The following graph shows the number of recorded compost-type odour incidents over the past six months. We use reports from the community to inform our record of when incidents occurred.
The following graph shows the outcomes of our investigations into substantiated incidents of odour with compost-type characteristics over the past six months.
Our warranted compliance officers spent 3 hours responding to reports in Bromley, taking on average 1 hour and 15 minutes to arrive at the complainant's location. Three incidents were attended, however, no incidents in February were substantiated. Of the remaining 12 incidents that were not attended, 9 occurred outside of business hours and 3 could not be attended due to staff unavailability.
Our warranted compliance officers spent 11 hours and 15 minutes responding to reports in Bromley, taking on average 45 minutes to arrive at the complainant's location. Four incidents were substantiated where odour was determined to be offensive and objectionable. We are investigating the cause of the alleged discharge and source to inform any subsequent compliance enforcement action we might take.
September - December 2022
For all of these months, while a total of ten reported incidents were substantiated, none were deemed offensive or objectionable.
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