New water fine - total payout £128,000

Wood panel manufacturer Kronospan has been fined £80,000 for breaching its consent to discharge trade effluent and making an unauthorised discharge into the public sewer network. Costs added almost £48,000 to the bill.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £128,000

Type: Prosecution

Date: May 2019

Location: England

Offender: Kronospan

Description of offence: Breaching section 121 of the 1991 Water Industry Act.

Follow-up: ENDS Report story

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