A 'sea change'? Government unveils plans to halt sewage flows into UK waters

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Sewage overflows into UK rivers affects biodiversity and human health
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Sewage overflows into UK rivers affects biodiversity and human health

Proposals come as water companies admit to discharging raw sewage more than 372,000 times into England’s rivers, estuaries, and seas last year

The government has announced wide-ranging plans to overhaul the UK's sewerage systems and reduce discharges of raw sewage by 80 per cent by 2050. The Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan outlines...

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