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Enterprise fined for wastewater spill

TAY NINH — A company in the southern province of Tay Ninh was fined VND350 million (US$16,600) after its broken wastewater reservoir polluted surrounding homes and farms.

The leaks spread polluted water, damaging 56 families' houses, belongings and farms in the surrounding area.
The leaks spread polluted water, damaging 56 families’ houses, belongings and farms in the surrounding area.

Heavy rains ruptured a waste water reservoir at Do Phu Manufacturing, Trading and Import-Export Co Ltd in Suoi Ngo Commune, Tan Chau District on September 13. The leaks spread polluted water, damaging 56 families’ houses, belongings and farms in the surrounding area.

The company spent VND1.3 billion (US$61,900) to compensate victims.