Melton Borough Council

Environmental pollution incidents

The Environment Agency deal with the following pollution incidents:

  • Damage or danger to the natural environment
  • Pollution to water or land
  • Poaching or illegal fishing
  • Dead fish or fish gasping for air
  • Blocked watercourses and unusual changes in river flow
  • Flooding from main rivers and the sea
  • Illegal dumping of hazardous waste or large amounts of industrial waste
  • Incidents at industrial sites that have a permit from the Environment Agency
  • Damaged canal or river banks

They can be contacted using their incident hotline 0800 80 70 60 or visit the Environment Agency website.

We can deal with: