Water companies dumping sewage during dry weather, SAS report finds

Report exposes scale of human waste discharges into UK waters, including potentially illegal ‘dry spills’

Water companies have been releasing sewage on to beaches and in rivers even when it is not raining, according to a report from Surfers Against Sewage.

Sewage spills are only supposed to happen under exceptional circumstances; when it is raining so heavily that the system cannot cope with the amount of water and effluent being spewed at once.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/nov/24/water-companies-dumping-sewage-during-dry-weather-sas-report-finds

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