New water fine - total payout £8,963

Drain cleaning firm Birmingham Drain Services has been fined £6,300 for making unlawful connections to the public drinking water supply and for wasting water, contrary to the Water Industry Act 1991.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £8,963

Type: Prosecution

Date: July 2019

Location: England

Offender: Birmingham Drain Services

Description of offence: Breaching paragraph 66I of the Water Industry Act 1991 through making an unauthorised connection to the water main and installing an illegal standpipe, contrary to paragraph 73(1)(c).

Follow-up: ENDS Report article

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