Raw sewage may have been discharged illegally during almost 6,000 'dry spills', new analysis alleges

Stuart Stone
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BBC investigation finds evidence of thousands of sewage discharges during dry weather conducted by every major English water company in 2022

Each of England's nine major water companies reported data suggesting they discharged untreated sewage during dry weather, including during the country's record recent heatwave, a fresh analysis from BBC...

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