John S. Cooper

Independent Consultant on Water, Wastewater and
Environmental Management

Telephone: 01530 223765 Mobile: 07790 939797 Email:

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About Us

The practice was established in 1975 to provide a comprehensive, confidential and impartial consultancy service to Industry and the private sector in the specialised fields of water, wastewater and environmental management.

The services offered by the practice encompass all aspects of the water cycle, including: water abstraction, treatment and distribution; sewage and wastewater treatment and disposal; and the associated planning, design, installation and commissioning of treatment systems.

In addition the practice can undertake waste handling and minimisation audits, environmental impact assessments (EIAs), and investigation, compilation and submission of integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC) permit applications as may be required for environmental management system (EMS) development and/or regulatory compliance.


Guidance and assistance is also available on sewage and trade effluent handling and disposal, including advice on discharge consents and agreements, discharge standards, trade effluent charges, monitoring and sampling systems, analytical testing and contacts with the Environment Agency and Water Service Undertakers

John S. Cooper, the principal, has extensive experience of the statutory, financial and technical aspects of environmental protection as this relates to both new and existing developments.  He is an Expert Witness, a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Chemist and a Chartered Water & Environmental Manager.


The practice operates in accordance with the professional codes and standards of practice of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. It has no links or vested interests in any contracting, manufacturing or similar concerns and it is able therefore to offer a fully independent and impartial consultancy service to Clients.

© John S. Cooper 2020.