Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution incident

Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution incident

Judge says firm’s breach of environmental standards in 2016 amounted to ‘high negligence’ Thames Water, the UK’s largest water company, has been fined £2.3m for a pollution incident in 2016 that resulted in the death of

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Welsh Water fined after chemical spillage kills fish

Welsh Water fined after chemical spillage kills fish

The operator of a water treatment plant has been fined £40,000 after a chemical spillage killed more than 500 fish. It happened at Welsh Water’s Felindre water treatment works just outside Swansea in July last

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Two firms fined £15k after slurry pollutes river

Two firms fined £15k after slurry pollutes river

A Samlesbury firm has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after farm slurry polluted waterways in the county and could have killed fish in the River Ribble. Withgill Farm Ltd from Great Mitton, near

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Carlisle Dairy Farm gives back to local environment after polluting river with slurry

Landspreading affected a tributary of the River Eden The Glebe Farm, Hethersgill, near Carlisle, has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident when farm slurry entered Highberries Beck, a tributary of the River Eden.

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United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities PLC has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident where spill of acidic ferric salt solution from Rivington Water Treatment Works caused a significant fish kill in the River Douglas at Horwich.

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Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water has been hit with a record £126m punishment for spills of wastewater into the environment from its sewage plants and for deliberately misreporting its performance. The penalty will see customers get a rebate

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