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    Default Water Companies’ declining environmental performance highlights pollution risk for ri

    The Environment Agency has published a report this week has highlighted an increase in the number of the most serious ‘category 1’ pollution incidents from the nine largest water companies’ operations over the past two years from 4 in 2015 to 9 in 2016 and 11 in 2017. Such incidents can be catastrophic for fisheries and wildlife in the stretches of river affected, but there are also concerns about lower level pollution which can contribute to the ‘death of rivers by a thousand cuts’. That is the main reason for 50% of aquatic wildlife being in decline and 13% of aquatic species being threatened with extinction.

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    Blah Blah Blah, the government has the power to stop the water companies from putting sewage into our waterways, stop legal discharges and prosecute directors for any pollution incidents, what happened to the buck stopping at the top? how much of our rivers in these days of low levels are sewage discharge? not a lot of oxygen in sewage, stop the talking and take action.
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