‘Water companies’ pollution performance hits new low’

The Environment Agency claims the level of serious incidents and low ratings has never been so bad

UN warns of toxic environmental legacy for Ukraine following conflict

Preliminary monitoring has identified thousands of possible incidents of air, water and land pollution and degradation of ecosystems, including risks to neighbouring countries

Ofwat launches investigation into South West Water’s environmental performance

The water regulator has opened enforcement cases against six major companies

Ocean pollution went deeper than ever!

Ocean acidification has reached the highest level in 26,000 years, according to a new report

Anglian Water fined £18k for pollution incident

Firm’s failures at a pumping station near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire killed dozens of fish, according to the Environment Agency

Thames Water blamed for dumping raw sewage into rivers over 5,000 times in 2021

Campaigners have claimed that the company dumped untreated water for more than 68,000 hours into rivers

Nearly 45% of Britons ‘wrongly dispose of unflushables’

Three-in-ten are flushing wet wipes, new survey finds

Water companies urged to link CEO pay with environmental performance

Ofwat has called for performance-related executive pay that reflects environmental impact

Yorkshire Water says yes to a ban on plastics in wet wipes

The water company said that manufacturers should cover clean-up costs

Northumbrian Water fined £240k for sewage pollution

The company pleaded guilty to two offences of river pollution that took place in 2017