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