Severn Trent prosecutes restaurant for fatberg pollution

An Indian restaurant has been prosecuted after it failed to install grease traps, causing the formation of a ‘huge’ sewer blockage

The fatberg caused by the discharge from Saffron Cottage
Grease from Saffron Cottage led to the formation of a 'huge' fatberg. Photograph: Severn Trent Water

A Shropshire restaurant has been ordered to pay out more than £9,000 after oil and grease that it poured down the sink led to the formation of a “huge” sewer blockage.

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