Aquatic Pollution

River Itchen - An Iconic River Restored?

Revised phosphate discharge permits for watercress farms could finally help to restore the River Itchen's pristine status. ... Full story

Is the EA Fit for Purpose?

Fish Legal has questioned whether the EA is ‘fit for purpose’ as, despite evidence of significant fish mortalities and environmental offences being committed, they decided NOT to prosecute a polluter... ... Full story

Warning Follows Fish Deaths on Devon’s River Deer

Home owners are being reminded of the dangers of pouring cleaning fluids and other toxic chemicals down drains after nearly 200 fish died following a pollution incident on the River Deer near Holsworthy. ... Full story

River Kennet on Pollution Alert

With the whole River Kennet on a state of Flood Alert from Theale to Reading environmental group Action for the River Kennet (ARK) are warning of pollution danger from sewage. ... Full story

Dirty Secrets to be Exposed by EU Judgement

An EU judgment paves the way for the UK water industry to come clean about its dirty secrets ... Full story

Fish Legal Victory in Scottish Water Pollution

Scottish Water has paid £5,000 to the United Clyde Angling Protective Association for polluting the Logan Water in South Lanarkshire with silt. ... Full story

Farm Fined for Major Fish Kill

Thousands of fish died from pollution and thousands more were rescued by Environment Agency staff from a river at Halstead, Essex when toxic chemicals were spilled. ... Full story

Companies Fined for Slurry Pollution of Skelton Beck

Two companies have been ordered to pay more than £10,000 after they unlawfully discharging pig slurry into a Saltburn watercourse and killed more than 1,300 fish. ... Full story

Fish Legal Takes Natural Resources Wales to Court

Fish Legal takes its battle against sewage pollution on Llyn Padarn to the High Court. ... Full story

River Crane Pollution Update

River Crane pollution update from the Environment Agency ... Full story

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