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Pollution investigation

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: September 20, 2012

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ENVIRONMENT Agency officers are still looking into the cause of on-going pollution in a brook near Ashbourne.

Foul water, described as raw sewage and containing litter and other debris, has been trickling into the brook at Snipesmoor Lane, off the A52 near Osmaston for several months, and water experts are visiting regularly to investigate a possible source.

The agency says it is working with Derbyshire Dales District Council, Severn Trent Water and an unnamed firm on the nearby Airfield Industrial Estate to improve the quality of the discharge and try and resolve the issue.

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