Netherton Burn following Slurry spill

Several months have passed since Nethrton burn on the Doon was polluted with slurry when a vale and safety valve broke on a tank near the burn. This burn has long been a concern of ours as its been under producing for at least 10 years that we know of and we’ve identified livestock access issues and asked SEPA to investigate problems on several occasions. The image below illustrates the problems we found in 2012 that were reported yet when SEPA attended, they couldn’t find any issues. The burn as we reported it to SEPA in 2012. We were informed…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Netherton Burn following Slurry spill