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Number of ‘pollution incidents’ rises for first time in five years

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The Environment Agency picked out South West Water as having the highest number of sewage spills and needing to make improvements to environmental performance. Photograph: David TW Gee/Alamy

A study by the Environment Agency found that number of pollution incidents rose by 160 to 1,902 in 2016

July 12, 2017 — The number of “pollution incidents” such as sewage spills reported by UK water companies has risen for the first time in five years, according to a new report. Continue reading Number of ‘pollution incidents’ rises for first time in five years