WELSH WATER was yesterday ordered to pay a total of pounds 2,000 in fines and costs for allowing crude sewage
to spill into a North Wales river Holyhead Magistrates, sitting at Bangor,heard the company plead guilty to the offence, which occurred on April 2 this year at a tributary of the Afon Alaw near its sewage works at Llanfaethlu.
Previously, crude sewage
was being discharged continuously into the estuary close to the shore," he added.
It is almost impossible to find places where crude sewage
can be continuously emptied without doing harm.
The instruments must be able to cope with the high level of interference present in final effluent, crude sewage
and trade effluent samples while still meeting the accuracy and precision targets required for this analysis.
In excess of pounds 150m has been spent by Northumbrian Water and its predecessors on upgrading the Tyneside interceptor sewer and removing numerous discharges of crude sewage
from the river and developing a major, modern treatment works at Howden.