Yorkshire Water fined £600k for sewage sludge discharge

Yorkshire Water has been hit with a £600,000 fine for polluting a watercourse at Staithes with sewage. It admitted to one charge for the water discharge activity into Dales Beck at Dalehouse, without an environmental permit. The pollution originated from the water firm’s Hinderwell Wastewater Treatment Works in July 2015, with a leak from a […]