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12May94 UK: WATCHDOG OPENS WATER 'SHOPLINE' - FOLLOWING BALFOUR PROSECUTION.

The National Rivers Authority has set up a free telephone hotline for people to shop contractors who pollute Britain's waterways.The move follows the prosecution of Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering for contaminating Dagenham Breach during construction of Barking Power Station in east London. It was fined £1,000 by Barking magistrates for discharging silt into the river during a dewatering operation. The firm pleaded guilty to polluting controlled waters.NRA Thames Region area manager ...

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