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New interactive map reveals the truth about sewage pollution

New interactive map reveals the truth about sewage pollution

Posted by Emily Cooper

Yesterday, the Guardian revealed that water firms discharged raw sewage into England's rivers 200,000 times in 2019. Michelle Walker, our Head of GIS, described the data as “very alarming”. She said: “When you look at the detail, you see that some of these locations are releasing untreated sewage hundreds of…

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New campaign aims to see bathing water standards introduced to UK rivers

New campaign aims to see bathing water standards introduced to UK rivers

Posted by Emily Cooper

Today, we're launching our brand new campaign, Together for Rivers. Our goal is to see bathing water standards introduced to well-used rivers across the nation. This will help river users to stay safe from pollution when enjoying the water, while also providing huge benefits for plants and wildlife. In order…

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