Tarbolton Landfill threatens River Ayr catchment

Apart from the leachate escaping the landfill that pollutes the Water of Fail, there’s another environmental disaster underway. The site has come to our attention due to the presence of Giant Hogweed around the settlement ponds and the drainage ditches that take water from the site to the Biggary Burn and the Water of Fail. Dense stands of Giant Hogweed that ART discovered on the Tarbolton Landfill site The scale of the problems is vast and with SNH and SEPA both unable to help authorise or instruct control, we felt that the Trust must intervene or face widespread reinfestation of…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Tarbolton Landfill threatens River Ayr catchment