New water fine - total payout £200,000

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has received a £200,000 donation from Yorkshire Water, in lieu of the utility being prosecuted for a pollution offence.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £200,000

Type: Civil sanction

Date: November 2018

Location: England

Offender: Yorkshire Water Services Ltd

Description of offence: Operating without or other than in accordance with an environmental permit, contrary to regulation 38(1) of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.l

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