Lowermoor subgroup news

News releases and subgroup updates

2013

April 2013
The Lowermoor Subgroup has published the final report. The press release is located towards the bottom of this page.

2011

September 2011
Next meeting of the Lowermoor Subgroup will be held on 8 December 2011. Further details to follow.

February 2011
The Lowermoor Subgroup has completed its review of the potential health consequences of the chemicals released in the Lowermoor incident and its report was considered by the main Committee on Toxicity (COT) in 2007.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to publish the report as yet because of an inquest by the West Somerset coroner into the death of an individual who lived in the Lowermoor water supply area at the time of the contamination incident. The inquest began in November 2010 and is currently adjourned.

2010

10 June 2010
The Lowermoor Subgroup has completed its review of the potential health consequences of the chemicals released in the Lowermoor incident and its report was considered by the main Committee on Toxicity (COT) in 2007. Unfortunately, it is not possible to publish the report as yet because of an inquest by the West Somerset coroner into the death of an individual who lived in the Lowermoor water supply area at the time of the contamination incident. The inquest is scheduled for November 2010.

2005

17 February 2005
A public meeting was held at 19:30 in Camelford Hall, Clease Road, Camelford.

26 January 2005
Publication of the Lowermoor Subgroup’s draft report

2003

27 - 28 October 2003
Lowermoor Subgroup's 5th Visit to Camelford

22 October 2003
South West Regional Public Health Group News Release: Health experts make final visit to Camelford

31 July 2003
South West Regional Public Health Group News Release: Health experts issue final call for evidence in Lowermoor inquiry

22 July 2003
Lowermoor Subgroup's 4th Visit to Camelford

6 - 7 May 2003
Lowermoor Subgroup's 3rd Visit to Camelford

2002

19 July 2002
Lowermoor Subgroup's 2nd Visit to Camelford

3 - 4 April 2002
Lowermoor Subgroup's 1st Visit to Camelford

26 March 2002
Health experts to visit Camelford Lowermoor Subgroup's visit to Camelford on 3 - 4 April 2002 and the public meeting on 3 April.
See attachment at bottom of page.

2001

14 August 2001
DH and Defra announce that a new investigation into the health effects of the 1998 Lowermoor water contamination incident is to be conducted by a COT subgroup