Sewage dumped into sea at coastal resorts as heavy rain follows heatwave
Swimmers have been warned to avoid coastal spots where sewage has been dumped into the sea following heavy rainfall.
Calls for polluters to face prison as water companies fail to tackle sewage problem
A report by the Environment Agency has found performance on tackling pollution in rivers has fallen to its lowest ever level, and calls for tougher punishments.
The government has refused to make water companies monitor how much sewage they’re dumping in rivers
The government accepted the majority of MP’s recommendations on river pollution, but rejected calls to monitor the amount of sewage being dumped.