Today, Southern Water have flooded homes and a church at Shoreham, after a water main failed.
This is in the same week that Worthing beaches have been given the all-clear after a Southern Water sewage treatment plant failed and pumped untreated waste into the sea off Worthing.
Earlier in the year, Worthing’s Homefield Park was flooded with sewage. It seems like a run of bad luck for the Worthing-based company.
However, it’s not long since twelve Kent beaches were closed after Southern Water spilt sewage on Margate beaches and 26 Littlehampton homes were flooded with sewage.
A few minutes research finds further stories; for a year, Southern Water pumped sewage into Southampton Water.
Southern Water repeatedly allowed untreated sewage into Langstone Harbour.
Another story tells how Southern Water polluted a Hurstpierpoint stream and the River Arun.
Southern Water also flooded Herne Bay houses with sewage.
Southern Water spilled sewage into lake at Eastbourne and Southern Water spilled sewage into a Kent river.
Southern Water have also admitted operational failure of one of one of its pumps, after blaming heavy rainfall, which led to a small fine.
Maybe it’s time we all took a good, long look at Southern Water and how they care for our environment.