Untreated sewage dumped into England rivers and seas doubles in 2023

by 24britishtvMarch 27, 2024, 8:50 p.m. 22
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The latest Environment Agency data on how much untreated sewage is being dumped into rivers and seas across England makes grim reading. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) In 2023, a total of over 3.6 million hours of outflows were recorded - that's double what it was the year before. It's partly down to a very rainy year, and partly due to the fact that for the first time 100 percent of overflows are now being monitored. We asked to speak to Water UK - the body that represents the water companies - and the government but no one was made available. ----------------------- Follow us: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/Channel4News TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@c4news Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/channel4news/

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