Anglian Water fined more than £1.2 million after allowing pollution to kill wildlife
Date of alert:
Monday, 17 October 2022
Anglian Water has been fined more than £1.2 million after allowing pollution to spill into waterways which killed wildlife.
The water company admitted admitted causing poisonous, noxious or polluting matter to enter inland freshwaters without an environmental permit, in two court cases.
In one case they were slapped with a £871,000 fine over a string of maintenance failures which caused pollution in Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire between May and September 2019.