Construction company fined for water pollution

Discharging silt-laden water into a Sussex river has cost Interserve Construction almost £60,000.

The firm had been contracted by South East Water to improve management of water treatment at its Crowhurst Bridge works. 

However, on 1 October 2014 the Environment Agency discovered a brown discharge downstream of the site after a member of the public reported seeing discoloured water. Further investigations ...

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