Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Environment Agency's drains plea to Sheffield businesses

River Don between Neepsend and Wadsley Bridge Image copyright Google
Image caption Businesses between Wadsley Bridge and Neepsend are being offered advice

Companies near the River Don in Sheffield have been asked to help protect the waterway.

The Environment Agency is targeting businesses between Wadsley Bridge and Neepsend, following a number of incidents involving pollution.

It is offering advice and guidance on avoiding and cleaning up spills.

Businesses are also being asked to make sure they know where the drain outflow goes, as it may not end up in the sewer network.

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