Water company fined £16,000 for pollution

South West Water
South West Water admitted discharging noxious matter Credit: ITV Westcountry

South West Water has been fined more than £16,000 for polluting the Tamar estuary.

The Environment Agency brought the case after partly treated sewage was released from the Camels Head treatment works in Plymouth in February last year.

South West Water admitted four offences of discharging noxious matter.

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