Scottish Water fined for 'avoidable' acid spill
Poor maintenance and monitoring procedures were to blame for thousands of litres of sulphuric acid escaping and polluting the River Devon, said prosecutorScottish Water has been fined by Alloa Sheriff Court for two water pollution offences, one resulting from a leak of sulphuric acid from its Glendevon water treatment plant in Clackmannanshire. On 4 Ju
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