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In Court

Thames Water will face “its biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned

Thames Water will face its “biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned.  The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities […]

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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 […]

Water Pollution

Hot Weather Brings Increased Risk of Algae Blooms

Algae are simple plants that range from Microscopic (Micro Algae) to large seaweeds (Macro Algae). In fresh waters they can be found either suspended within the water, floating on the surface of the water or […]