New water fine - total payout £33,600

Utility firm Northumbrian Water Ltd (NWL) has been ordered to pay over £33,600 in fines and costs for three separate pollution incidents.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £33,600 fines and costs

Type: Prosecution

Location: England

Date: 23 July 2018

Offender: Northumbrian Water Ltd (NWL)

Description of offence: Admitted one charge of causing a discharge of untreated sewage into Smithy Burn at Broomley on 19 August 2016

Follow-up: ENDS Report article.

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