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Raw sewage dumped in rivers near Tetbury and Fairford

Raw sewage was dumped in county rivers “hundreds of times” last year and one is “overrun with fungus”, a councillor has claimed. Gloucestershire’s Liberal Democrat leader Paul Hodgkinson said one river which flows through the […]

Water Pollution

Salmon fishery board chiefs have called for “urgent action” after raw sewage once again spilled into a West Lothian river, heightening concerns about the impact on wildlife and river users.

Heavy rain on Thursday combined with a blockage at the East Calder Waste Water Treatment Works meant plant operator Veolia had to free up capacity by releasing some wastewater into the River Almond. SEPA says […]

Conservation

Fish rescued as Shropshire rivers dry up

Environment Agency fisheries specialists have been out in Shropshire rescuing fish stranded in dried up rivers, as 3 months of little rain takes its toll. Yesterday, officers were out on the Teme at Lower Stanage […]