Glastonbury Festival fined for human sewage pollution

A massive escape of untreated sewage and leaks from long-drop toilets have led to two fines for the organisers of Glastonbury music festival

by Conor McGlone
More than four kilometres of the Whitelake River in Somerset were polluted after 20,000 gallons of untreated sewage caused pollution at Glastonbury. Photograph: Anthony Brown/123RF
More than four kilometres of the Whitelake River in Somerset were polluted after 20,000 gallons of untreated sewage caused pollution at Glastonbury. Photograph: Anthony Brown/123RF

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