Band fined for dumping septic waste

PTI | ByIndo-Asian News Service, Los Angeles
Aug 28, 2004 10:54 AM IST

The Dave Mathews Band has been fined $70,000 in civil penalties for dousing liquid human waste on boat passengers during a tour.

The Dave Mathews Band has been sued for dousing a tour boat passengers with over 800 pounds of liquid human waste.

HT Image
HT Image

According to the lawsuit, the driver of a bus leased by the band allegedly emptied the contents of a septic tank from the Kinzie Street Bridge onto a group of over 100 people on an architecture tour.

After the incident, the boat's captain had to turn the vessel around and take passengers back to the dock, where they were refunded. The boat had then to be cleaned with disinfectant.

As per the lawsuit filed by the boat company, the popular neo-hippie fusion band will have to shell out $70,000 in civil penalties, reported

Get more updates from Bollywood, Hollywood, Musicand Web Seriesalong with Latest Entertainment Newsat Hindustan Times.
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, June 07, 2023
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals