In 2020 water companies discharged effluent 400,000 times into our rivers.
Source – BBC News 03/21
Since 1991 the privatised water companies have paid out £57bn in dividends. Money that could be spent on solving this problem.
Source – The Guardian 07/20
In September 2021 the Environment Agency gave the green light to water companies to dump more poo into our rivers due to a shortage of the chemicals used to treat effluent.
Source – .gov.uk/environment-agency 09/21
Sign the Parliamentary Petition to ban water companies discharging raw sewage here…
Rural land management and agriculture are major sources
of pollutants in our rivers and water environment.
Source – Environment Agency 10/19
Sign the Parliamentary Petition to control pollution from agriculture in the Wye and Severn here…
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