Yorkshire Water fined £600k for sewage pollution at Wakefield fishery

An ageing sewage pipe that burst and killed hundreds of fish in a Wakefield lake had led to a water company being fined hundreds of thousands of pounds

by Isabella Kaminski
A sewage pipe from Yorkshire Water’s Shay Lane pumping station burst, killing hundreds of fish. Photograph: Environment Agency
A sewage pipe from Yorkshire Water’s Shay Lane pumping station burst, killing hundreds of fish. Photograph: Environment Agency

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