Water firms pay for spills from blocked sewers
Anglian Water and Thames Water have been forced to pay out more than £40,000 each, after blockages in poorly maintained foul sewers caused sewage to overflow into nearby watercoursesMagistrates in Chelmsford fined Anglian Water £36,000 and ordered the company to pay £6,000 in costs, after hearing that pollution caused by a blocked sewer near Thaxted in Essex spread for 3km of the
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