Thames Water hopes to harness human ‘poo power’ to heat homes. Company says sewage plan would avoid 105,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions over 30 years. From the Guardian On the downside, Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution incident. Judge says firm’s breach of environmental standards in 2016 amounted to ‘high negligence’. Read […]

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The water company is working in partnership with local landowners, North Devon Biosphere Foundation, the Environment Agency, the Woodland Trust and Natural England’s Catchment Sensitive Farming Partnership to identify areas where tree planting, hedging and fencing can help protect the River Umber from bacteriological contamination. The River Umber flows into the sea at Combe Martin […]

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