New water fine - total payout £5,015

Before Belfast Magistrates’ Court on 3 September, ISL Waste Management Ltd admitted polluting the river Blackwater with an oily discharge in 2016. It was the result of washing skips at its premises in Mallusk. The firm was fined £5,000 with a £15 offenders’ levy.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £5,015

Type: Prosecution

Date: September 2019

Location: Northern Ireland

Offender: ISL Waste Management Ltd

Description of offence: Discharging trade effluent into a waterway, contrary to article 7(2) of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 as amended by the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006.

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