Close Waste collections

Find out more about the changes to our bin collections. You can also check your bin day with our online calendar and if we have missed collecting your waste, you can report it online.You can also find out how to report issues to us online such as if you haven't had a calendar or a new bin/box.

 

Easter waste collections and opening hours

In the week beginning, 22 April, all collections will be a day later with collections usually due on Friday 26 April being carried out on Saturday 27 April. Collections return to normal in the following week. Find out more.

 

Elections - May 2019

Find out more about the local elections on 2 May 2019, including how to register to vote, how to apply for a postal or proxy vote and who is standing for election. You can also see a full breakdown of the results in 2015. You can also find out about the European Parliament elections on 23 May 2019.

Drinking water

United Utilities is responsible for the quality of the water supplied to the majority of homes within the Allerdale area.

Allerdale Borough Council maintain a statutory watching brief over the quality of the water supplied to homes. Allerdale Borough Council liaise with United Utilities on public health issues.

Reporting problems with your drinking water

If you think there are problems with your drinking water then contact United Utilities.

Who oversees the work of United Utilities?

The Drinking Water Inspectorate ensures that the water from your taps is safe to drink.

Fluoride in water

The water in some areas of Allerdale has flouride added to it. You can find out more from the latest report by Public Health England. You can also find out about flouridation from United Utilities.