Southern fined for polluting newt habitat

February 2009
Utility Week;2/13/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Southern Water has been fined £12,000 for polluting a pond in Tunbridge Wells, England. Wildlife, including a colony of protected Great Crested Newts, had to be rescued from the pond, and only a few fish died because of the sewage pollution. On the other hand, South West Water has been fined by Newton Abbot magistrates for violating regulations on streetworks safety.


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