New water fine - total payout £63,000

South West Water has been fined £44,000 with £19,000 in costs forpolluting a beach with raw sewage, linked to a blocked pipe.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £13,157

Type: Prosecution

Date: May 2019

Location: England

Offender: South West Water

Description of offence: Releasing poisonous, noxious or polluting matter to coastal waters, contrary to section 12(1)(b) of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016.

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