Environment Agency calls for action on water efficiency

Environment Agency calls for action on water efficiency

Rivers and wildlife could be left without sufficient water unless action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, according to an Environment Agency report published today.

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Developing an effective water treatment plan to prevent water pollution

Developing an effective water treatment plan to prevent water pollution

At the present time businesses, govements, conservation bodies and members of the public are becoming increasingly aware and concerned about the environmental impacts associated with the discharge of silty (sediment rich) waters into our inland

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Action demanded on Lough Sheelin pollution

Action demanded on Lough Sheelin pollution

A serious algae bloom has developed on Lough Sheelin, resulting in a deterioration in water clarity and quality and health concerns over the consumption of fish caught in the lake. The Lough Sheelin Trout Protection

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Significant fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak

Significant fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak

Severn Trent Water has been fined £350,000 for polluting the River Amber in an incident that left tens of thousands of fish dead.

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British river has worst recorded microplastic pollution in the world, study finds

British river has worst recorded microplastic pollution in the world, study finds

A British river has the worst microplastic pollution in the world, researchers have found, with levels even greater than hugely built-up areas such as in South Korea and Hong Kong.

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Welsh-first as captive-bred crayfish reproduce in the wild

Welsh-first as captive-bred crayfish reproduce in the wild

A Welsh conservation programme to save a highly endangered species is celebrating a major milestone after a captive-bred population has successfully spawned in the wild for the first time.

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Wales’ farm pollution action ‘absolutely useless’

Wales’ farm pollution action ‘absolutely useless’

A complaint has been made to the European Commission about the Welsh Government’s handling of agricultural pollution.

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Scottish Water fined £17k for failures

Scottish Water fined £17k for failures

Compliance with the law on Scotland’s environment is non-negotiable.

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Enforcement Undertakings accepted from United Utilities

Enforcement Undertakings accepted from United Utilities

Environment Agency secures £155,000 in charitable donations through Enforcement Undertakings following pollution incidents

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