TITLE

?33.6k fine for Southern after pump failure

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;8/7/2009, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the fines imposed against Southern Water after untreated sewage escaped from its Ashurst Bridge pumping station for a period of 14 hours in 2008. The incident killed hundreds of fish in a New Forest river in England. The company pleaded guilty to the offence following a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. It describes the impact of the incident on the communities of river life.
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44029250

 

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