21 nature organisations are calling for urgent measures to help lift England’s rivers, lakes and streams from the bottom of the water quality league table, and warn that drastic action is needed to restore wildlife habitat. Every freshwater body in England currently fails chemical standards and only 16% are classed in good ecological health compared […]

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New report from RSPB, rivers Trust and National Trust reveals pollution is biggest threat to wildlife on our waterways Beautiful, freshwater habitats that are home to an abundance of wildlife are being devastated by agricultural waste, raw sewage and pollution from abandoned mines, according to a new report According to an online YouGov poll, 88% of those in England, Wales and Northern Ireland […]

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Ofwat has given its backing for 15 projects on the £500 million programme being overseen by the Regulators Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID) to progress further. Ofwat has published draft Gate 1 decisions on these strategic water resource schemes, which have been put forward by Affinity Water, Anglian Water, Cambridge Water (South Staffs Water), […]

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The Rivers Trust’s State of Our Rivers Report will, for the first time, allow every reader in England to understand the health of their local river and what they can do to improve it. Rivers are fundamental to our food and water security, the recovery of nature, and our resilience to the climate crisis. It is […]

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