From the Guardian One of the first complaints lodged with the post-Brexit environmental watchdog accuses the government and Ofwat of failing to enforce the law to stop water companies from routinely discharging raw sewage into rivers. The office for environmental protection (OEP) is being asked to investigate why water companies have been able to continually fail […]

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From Defra Thousands more homes and businesses are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion, as part of plans published today by the Government outlining a record £5.2 billion of investment over the next six years. More than £860 million will be spent in 2021-22 boosting design and construction of more than 1,000 […]

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From Defra Farmers across the country will be given additional support to take action to reduce water and air pollution from their land, the Government has announced today (2 August). Over the last 15 years, the Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) programme has been one of the main ways to help farmers tackle pollution which results […]

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