water pollution

Why England’s rivers are so polluted – and what you can do about it
River pollution

Why England’s rivers are so polluted – and what you can do about it

England is home to some of the worst-polluted rivers in Europe thanks to a combination of sewage and other toxic materials.

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

One protest saw a coffin being floated down the river Wye on a surfboard.

‘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

Water companies have pledged to minimise sewage discharges into UK seas and rivers – but new data has revealed a shocking rise in incidents.

Government accused of ‘hiding’ amendments to Environment Bill ahead of sewage vote
Environment

Government accused of ‘hiding’ amendments to Environment Bill ahead of sewage vote

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river
Environment

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river

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