Water company fined over £200,000 for sewage pollution in Cornwall

February 24, 2017

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, South West Water has been ordered to pay £205,000 in fines and costs for discharging sewage into the Fal Estuary in Cornwall, near shellfish beds within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

The case was heard at Truro Crown Court on 15 February 2017.

Mark Harris represented the Environment Agency

For news coverage of the case please use the links below:-

Plymouth Daily

WWT Online