Rivers in England fail pollution tests due to sewage and chemicals
Data reveals just 14% of good ecological standard and none of good chemical standard
All rivers in England have failed to meet quality tests for pollution amid concerns over the scale of sewage discharge and agricultural chemicals entering the water system.
Data published on Thursday reveals just 14% of English rivers are of “good” ecological standard. There has been no improvements in river quality since 2016 when the last data was published, despite government promises that by 2027, 75% of English rivers would be rated good.Continue reading...