Conservation

A Fishy Story “The River that was Polluted by 60,000 Rainbow Trout”. An Anglers Dream, Fishing Nightmare or Pollution ?

On the 18th July 2016 the Bournemouth Daily Echo reported that 60,000 Rainbow Trout had escaped from a fish farm and gained entry into the River Avon in Hampshire  (Click Here to Read Article). 

In Court

£933,000 in fines confirm that when it comes to high pH waters “Dilution Cannot be the Solution”

A recent court case in which United Utilities (Fine £600,000 and Costs £19,090) and their contractor KMI+ (Fine £300,000 and Costs £26,172) highlight the environmental damage that can be caused by the release of small […]

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Science and Technology

Guidelines for Managing Concrete Wash Water

Introduction Under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (as amended in 2012) and the Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended), it is on offence to discharge polluting substances to controlled waters (surface water […]