Freedom-of-information data reveals threat of drought that would devastate wildlife, with government slow to act on water management. WWF & Guardian A quarter of England’s rivers are at risk of running dry, with devastating consequences for wildlife, according to data obtained by WWF under freedom of information rules. Fish are most obviously affected when rivers slow […]

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  A cross party group of MPs, including the current Water Minister Therese Coffey, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and former Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon, attended a chalk stream discovery day on the River Itchen last week to learn about problems facing all rivers and in particular the English chalk streams. These unique habitats are under […]

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1. UN World Water Development Report: Wastewater: The Untapped Resource UNESCO Wastewater: The Untapped resource Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuously increasing worldwide. Over 80% of the world’s wastewater – and over 95% in some least developed countries […]

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Bioresources & Water Resources trading – Ofwat consultation Ofwat has launched a consultation on the information needed to facilitate the launch of the new markets for bioresources and water resources trading. The regulator expects companies to publish information to enable potential market participants to identify opportunities to supply services in the treatment, transportation and disposal […]

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