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Company: Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
Current Parent CompanyKelda Group
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Kelda Group
Company Nation/Region: England
Company Number: 2366682
Penalty: £624,000
Year: 2016
Date: 19 January, 2016
Offence Group: environment-related offences
Offence Type: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Yorkshire Water was ordered to pay a £600,000 fine and £24,000 costs after pleading guilty to pollution of Walton Colliery Nature Park when a deteriorating sewage pipe burst and raw sewage flowed into a fishing lake that required years of restoration.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Guilty Plea
Case Number: 14267
Agency: Environment Agency
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: water and sewer services
Source of Data: Contained in data received in response to a Freedom of Information request for a spreadsheet version of data contained in the Environment Agency Public Register at (click here)