‘Mystery scum’ in river Lune

The mystery scum in the river Lune near Greyhound Bridge
The mystery scum in the river Lune near Greyhound Bridge

A “mystery scum” is entering the river Lune in Lancaster and drifting out into Morecambe Bay.

Water company United Utilities, which is currently carrying out sewer upgrade work in the city centre, said it was investigating the issue, and that at the moment it was calling the substance a “mystery scum”.

The environment agency has been informed.