Tag: Severn Trent Water

Jail water firm bosses over ‘appalling’ pollution, says Environment Agency | Water | The Guardian
Water company bosses must be jailed for serious pollution, the Environment Agency (EA) has said, as it revealed English water firms have overseen shocking levels of pollution in the last year. The agency said water firms’ performance on pollution had declined to the worst seen in years. It is calling for chief executives and board […]
MPs call for bathing rivers across England as part of anti-pollution drive | Rivers | The Guardian
Water companies in England should each designate a stretch of river as bathing water by 2025 to drive the cleanup of a chemical cocktail of sewage, agricultural waste and plastic pollution that is suffocating biodiversity and risking public health, MPs have said. In a report published on Thursday, MPs on the environmental audit committee said […]