New water fine - total payout £350,000

South West Water has agreed to pay £350,000 to the Westcountry Rivers Trust in response to a spill in Widewell Woods, Plymouth.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £350,000

Type: Enforcement undertaking

Date: June 2019

Location: England

Offender: South West Water

Description of offence: Operating without or other than in accordance with a permit, contrary to regulation 38(1) of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016.

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