Advertisement

Thames Water fined £20 million

Thames Water has been fined a record £20 million for polluting the River Thames with 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage.

View all 5 updates ›

Thames Water failed customers and environment

1.4 billion litres of effluent was pumped into rivers Credit: PA

Judge Sheridan remarked that, on several occasions, Thames Water managers ignoredwarnings and "risks identified by employees and others.

Raw Sewage was pumped into rivers over a two year period. Credit: PA

What a dreadful state of affairs that is. Logbook entries reflected the pathetic state of affairs and the frustration of employees.

Thames Water utilities continually failed to report to the Environment Agency despite (managers) being fully aware of the issues and reporting governance.

There is a history of non-compliance.

– Judge Sheridan

More top news