Northumbrian Water hit with £540k fine for sewage pollution

Durham County Court heard a blockage in a combined sewer in May 2017 caused sewage to pour out of a manhole cover and discharge into the watercourse that runs through Heads Hope Dene near Castle Eden

Poo-powered trucks – the best way to crack down on emissions?

Wessex Water claims converting each truck from diesel to biomethane is equivalent to removing more than 100 cars from the roads

First poo-powered SUV launched

The vehicle can travel for 450 metres using electricity generated by one person’s daily habits

Fatberg the size of 25 elephants stomped out

The 200-tonne mass is estimated to have occupied 250 metres of a central Liverpool sewer

Plans for ‘England’s first’ poo-powered heating scheme unveiled

More than 2,000 homes in Kingston could soon be heated using sewage

Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution

More than 1,100 fish died after untreated sewage was released into a local stream in 2016

Water companies pledge to provide real-time data on sewage overflows

The Storm Overflows Taskforce has agreed to set a long term goal to eliminate harm from storm overflows as part of efforts to tackle river pollution

Four people die after explosion at sewage plant near Bristol

Avon and Somerset Police said three Wessex Water employees and one contractor were killed

Major incident declared after large chemical tank explosion at sewage works in Bristol

The police confirmed there has been a number of casualties as a result of the explosion

Yorkshire Water testing sewage to identify potential new outbreaks of COVID-19

The results will help researchers understand the presence of COVID-19 in the population, including those who are asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic