Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Pollution incident killed hundreds of fish at Walton Colliery Nature Park.

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Otters have been spotted in a city centre river once considered one of the most polluted stretches of water in Europe.

Otters have been spotted in a city centre river once considered one of the most polluted stretches of water in Europe.

The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust (SRWT) said signs of otters have now been recorded along the whole stretch of the river from Middlewood in the north to the giant Meadowhall shopping centre, which was

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A water company has been fined £1m for polluting the Grand Union Canal.

A water company has been fined £1m for polluting the Grand Union Canal.

A water company has been fined £1m for polluting the Grand Union canal with sewage from faulty inlet screens at a treatment plant in Hertfordshire.

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Better water quality helping save the Freshwater Pearl Mussel

Improved water quality in a river shows that a £3.5 million project to safeguard Freshwater Pearl Mussels is having a positive impact.

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South West Water fined £300,000 after polluting a Devon stream with sewage

SOUTH West Water has been ordered to pay a record £300,000 fine for allowing poorly treated sewage to pollute a Devon stream – for four months.  The verdict comes weeks after South West Water was

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Stanlow Oil Refinery operators fined almost £500,000 for breaching environmental rules

Stanlow Oil Refinery operators fined almost £500,000 for breaching environmental rules

Operators of the Stanlow Oil Refinery in Ellesmere Port have been fined almost £500,000.  Essar Oil Ltd had pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to three breaches of their environmental permit from incidents in 2012.

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Stanlow refinery operator admits pollution breaches

The company that runs Stanlow oil refinery has admitted pollution breaches at the installation near Chester.

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Metal Mine Water Treatment Scheme Opens  in the Lake District

Metal Mine Water Treatment Scheme Opens in the Lake District

AN innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine has been opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria today.

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National Resources Wales clean up following oil spill

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has taken action to tackle oil pollution in a stream in West Wales.

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Residents Urged to Check their Oil Tank and Boiler Before Winter

The Environment Agency is advising people to inspect tanks, pipes and other equipment for leaks, damage and interference once a week, and to arrange for the boiler and tank to be serviced at least once

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