*Northumbrian Water Ltd v Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd

Nuisance – Sewer. During construction work in Newcastle, concrete used to make building supports by the defendant company escaped into a sewer controlled by the claimant company. The claimant brought proceedings in nuisance and negligence. The Technology and Construction Court dismissed the claim. The claimant appealed. The Court of Appeal, in dismissing the appeal, held that the judge had not erred in dismissing the claim.

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