New water fine - total payout £92,763

Three unlawful discharges into waterways across County Down have cost Northern Ireland’s water company more than £90,000.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £92,763 (three fines totalling £80,000, voluntary payment of £12,718.36, and offenders’ levy of £45)

Type: Prosecution

Date: 19 September 2018

Location: Northern Ireland

Offender: Northern Ireland Water

Description of offence: Failed to comply with the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 leading to multiple breaches from its water treatment works in  Killinchy and Annsborough.

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