From Environment Agency Sewage discharge equivalent of 2 Olympic sized swimming pools lasting 23 hours killed. Anglian Water has been fined more than half a million pounds. They failed to stop raw sewage being discharged into a river for 23 hours, killing 5,000 fish. Around 6 million litres of raw sewage, the equivalent of more […]

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Almost half the 25,000 sewer blockages in Yorkshire last year were caused by wet wipes flushed down toilets, Yorkshire Water has said. The company said 11,946 of the 25,976 blockages were caused by wipes which did not break down in sewers. Yorkshire Water warned some wipes contained plastic which caused them to snag in pipes. […]

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