The Environment Agency’s water quality monitoring programme has come under fire obtained by Unearthed shows the number of samples as data and sampling points has fallen by nearly 50% since 2013. The steep decline has raised serious concerns over the state of England’s environmental regulation as it prepares for a dramatic change in the legal and regulatory […]

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New research, commissioned through the water industry collaborative fund for Waterwise’s Water Efficiency Strategy Steering Group, has found that a government-led mandatory water label linked to building regulations and fittings standards could reduce personal water consumption by up to 30 litres per person per day within 25 years. Phase 2 Summary Report (2019); Phase 2 […]

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Thanks to Bruce Horton for this timely reminder. ‘Natural’ solutions have other benefits i.e. not using concrete. Concrete: The most destructive material on Earth Guardian – by Jonathan Watts ‘After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on the planet. But its benefits mask enormous dangers to the planet, to human health – and to […]

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