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Sewage concern raised for Snowdonia lake, Llyn Padarn

9 Feb 2016 From the section North West Wales Image caption Gwynedd Council is working towards making the lake an official bathing water Poor water quality in a lake in Snowdonia is being caused by sewage, according to a report by the Environment Agency Wales (EAW).

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Update on 'Water Pollution Offences'

For England and Wales, the principal water pollution offenses are contained in the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010: regulations 38(1) and 12(1). The offenses are similar to ones that used to be set out in section 85 of the Water Resources Act 1991.

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Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery Pollution incident killed hundreds of fish at Walton Colliery Nature Park Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been fined £600,000 after an aging sewage pipe burst and killed hundreds of fish in a Wakefield lake.

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Thames Water's £250,000 fine is upheld by the Court of Appeal

Thames Water's £250,000 fine is upheld by the Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal has ruled against Thames Water Utilities Limited and upheld the £250,000 fine for polluting a nature reserve. The sentencing decision took into account the profit made by the company to ensure the fine is proportionate.

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Severn Trent Water has successfully prosecuted three West Midlands companies in the space of a week.........

Severn Trent Water has successfully prosecuted three West Midlands companies in the space of a week for making illegal discharges into its sewer network.

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Race against the clock to stop river pollution harming wildlife

Race against the clock to stop river pollution harming wildlife Fish and other aquatic life on the River Witham are ‘under threat’ from a major oil spill on one of its tributaries. Contd.

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Companies encouraged to check pollution prevention measures

Companies encouraged to check pollution prevention measures 07-Nov-2011 The Environment Agency is urging all companies to check they have the right pollution prevention measures in place to protect the environment, and avoid potential prosecution. The call comes after Pincroft Dyeing and Printing Company Limited was fined £3,500 for a pollution incident which resulted in blue discolouration of the River Douglas in January this year.

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Sewage Discharges balmed for poor water quality in North Wales Lake

Sewage concern raised for Snowdonia lake, Llyn Padarn Gwynedd Council is working towards making the lake an official bathing water....

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Back from the brink - Environment Agency reveals the most improved rivers.

Back from the brink - Environment Agency reveals the most improved rivers. 30-Aug-2011 Today the Environment Agency released its list of the10 most improved rivers. River Wear, County Durham. A river that once ran black with coal is now an international match fishing destination. Another so polluted that it was described as an affront to a civilised society is now a home for Salmon, Otters and Water Voles. And a London river that was officially declare

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Company fined for breaching sewage discharge permit conditions.

Company fined for breaching sewage discharge permit conditions.

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Lancashire beaches fail sewage levels test

Lancashire beaches fail sewage levels test

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Our "Ollies" Back!!

Not so many years ago, your chances of spotting an otter or water vole were vanishing fast.

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Water prices in England and Wales 2011-12

Water prices in England and Wales 2011-12 Water bills for 2011-12 take effect in April. Water UK has published a background briefing on prices, costs and investment.

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Otters are living proof of a healthy water environment

Otter populations are reported at ten times as many places in England as thirty years ago.

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River award confirms success of water industry investment.

The award this week of a prestigious international environment prize to the River Thames is a deserved accolade for the people and organisations behind the transformation of a famous river.

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Rivers "cleanest for over a century"

The latest assessment of river quality in England and Wales shows 70 percent in very good condition.

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Environment Agency protect pond's water quality

The Environment Agency helped protect the water quality of a Lincolnshire pond after it was polluted.

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