Environment Agency tells water companies to clean up their act and protect the environment from pollution
Water company efforts to protect the environment were described as ‘simply unacceptable’ in an Environment Agency (EA) report published today (10 July) with only 1 of the major water and sewage companies in England performing
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.
Raw sewage is flowing into Sherwood Lakes in Tunbridge Wells – a community beauty spot used by everyone from anglers to young children. The toilet waste including dirty tissues and baby wipes coming through a
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.
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
Environment Agency and Herefordshire Council are using satellite technology to target sites where soil water run-off is causing big problems for the environment and the county’s roads.
Heavy rain in Herefordshire last week led to a number of pollution incidents caused by soil running off into rivers and large quantities of mud washing onto the county’s roads resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
SCOTLAND’S environment protection agency has come under fire after shocking levels of plastic pollution were found on beaches in the Firth of Forth. Sepa has been told it is not doing enough to protect humans
Two Nottinghamshire farming companies have been fined a total of £28,800 for causing pollution to a pond through the discharge of maize silage effluent from Sutton Grange farm in Sutton-cum-Lound near Retford. The incident also