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River Witham

19th August 2016

Fish Legal secured a £36,000 settlement for its member club, Grantham Angling Association, from a farmer responsible for polluting the river Witham with 6,000 litres of liquid fertiliser. The fertiliser spill was estimated to have killed over 2,000 wild brown trout up to 4lb in weight and countless fish of other species. It spread over 13km of the river, causing the closure of four sections of the angling club’s waters.  Read more…

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