Tag: pollution

Sewage update: 2020 spill data added to our map

Sewage update: 2020 spill data added to our map

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

Today we've published our updated map showing where raw sewage overflowed into rivers in England and Wales in 2020. Last week the Environment Agency reported that untreated sewage was discharged 403,171 times, for over 3 million hours, across England in 2020. Dŵr Cymru (Welsh Water) has shared its 2020 data…

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The Rivers Trust calls for MPs to vote to end sewage pollution

The Rivers Trust calls for MPs to vote to end sewage pollution

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

Today, in partnership with Surfers Against Sewage and the #EndSewagePollution Coalition, we are asking our politicians to stand up for rivers and bring an end to sewage pollution – and we want you to join us. The #EndSewagePollution Coalition is comprised of a number of environmental NGOs from across the…

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Private Member’s Bill launched in bid to tackle river pollution

Private Member’s Bill launched in bid to tackle river pollution

Posted by Emily Cooper

Our rivers are flat-lining, with no improvement in ecological status since 2016, and none meeting good overall status.  We urgently need a radical overhaul of how we farm and manage our storm water and sewage waste if we are going to change the status quo and build a better Britain,…

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Broomfield Park Wetland recognised in prestigious national awards

Broomfield Park Wetland recognised in prestigious national awards

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

We’re extremely proud that Enfield’s Broomfield Park Wetland was highly commended in the susdrain Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) Awards Small Scale Retrofit category, making it one of the top four initiatives of its kind in the country. The project has also been shortlisted for the 2020 Food and Drink…

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