New water enforcement undertaking - total payout £54,576

Two firms have agreed to pay nearly £30,000 to a charity after negligence led to the release of liquid from rotting potatoes into a watercourse, resulting in the death of fish and invertebrates in a 1km stretch of water.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £54,576 (Lamb Weston offered to donate £23,100 to the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Ralph Harrison Co Ltd offered to donate £5,000 to the same charity. Lamb Weston also reimbursed Ralph Harrison & CO Ltd’s clean-up costs of £26,476)

Type: Enforcement undertaking

Date: 17 May 2018

Location: England

Offender: Lamb Weston/Meijer UK Ltd and Ralph Harrison & Co Ltd

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