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Contribute to our #TogetherForRivers campaign – take the survey now!

Contribute to our #TogetherForRivers campaign – take the survey now!

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

Take our Recreational River Use Survey now and help to make rivers safer for all. This survey is part of our Together For Rivers campaign, which aims to introduce designated bathing water status in UK rivers. There are currently no bathing water standards in UK rivers, meaning that popular recreational…

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Introducing the 2019-20 Rivers Trust Review

Introducing the 2019-20 Rivers Trust Review

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

We’re extremely excited to share the 2019-20 Rivers Trust Review, in what has been a pivotal year for our growing movement. The latest publication from The Rivers Trust details the outputs of Rivers Trusts across the UK and Ireland from the last 12 months. In the review, you can find…

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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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