water pollution

Here’s why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers – and what you can do about it
Sewage pollution

Here’s why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers – and what you can do about it

Water companies are dumping sewage into UK seas and rivers at an astonishing rate. Here’s why it’s happening – and how we can fix it.

Thames Water’s daily leakage is equivalent to running a hosepipe for 73 years
Drought

Thames Water’s daily leakage is equivalent to running a hosepipe for 73 years

Water companies are wasting astronomical amounts of water, with just one company’s daily leakage equivalent to running a hosepipe non-stop for 73 years.

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

How to respect the environment when wild swimming
Wild swimming

How to respect the environment when wild swimming

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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

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

‘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

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