AN innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine has been opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria today.
The Environment Agency is advising people to inspect tanks, pipes and other equipment for leaks, damage and interference once a week, and to arrange for the boiler and tank to be serviced at least once
The Environment Agency is investigating after thousands of fish were found dead on Skitwath Beck near Penruddock in North Cumbria. It’s believed a slurry leak from a nearby farm is the cause.
Recently published statistics from the Environment Agency (Click Here) show that between 2013 and 2014 the number of serious pollution incidents caused by the farming sector increased by 7%.
The NFU has hit back at campaign groups that are taking legal action against the government to force it to introduce tougher laws on farm pollution.
Conservationists and angling organisations have joined together in a legal challenge, accusing the government of failing to protect some of England’s “most precious rivers” from agricultural pollution.
To understand why even small changes in pH we need to first understand what is pH a measure of, and the significance of a log as opposed to a linear scale.
Five kilometres of the River Clodiagh, a tributary of the Tullamore river in Co Offaly and popular with local anglers, have been devastated in a suspected chemical leak.