river pollution

Sewage dumped into sea at coastal resorts as heavy rain follows heatwave
Sewage pollution

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
River pollution

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
River pollution

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.

There’s been almost no improvement in the water quality of UK rivers for a decade
River pollution

There’s been almost no improvement in the water quality of UK rivers for a decade

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

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Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030
Protest

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030

Sewage dumped into rivers almost 400,000 times in 2021
River pollution

Sewage dumped into rivers almost 400,000 times in 2021

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution
River pollution

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases
River pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases

Why ignoring ‘low-impact’ pollution could be a disaster for the environment
Pollution

Why ignoring ‘low-impact’ pollution could be a disaster for the environment

‘The water turned brown while I was in it’: Sewage pollution rises by more than 80% in a year
Water pollution

‘The water turned brown while I was in it’: Sewage pollution rises by more than 80% in a year

Will the Environment Bill stop sewage being dumped in rivers? – and how did MPs vote?
Environment

Will the Environment Bill stop sewage being dumped in rivers? – and how did MPs vote?