Windsurfer quits UK in despair over sewage spills A windsurfer who is one of Britain’s most successful has moved to Spain after comparing training off England’s south coast to “surfing in a sewer”.Sarah Jack
‘Surfing in a sewer’: British windsurfer quits for Spain over water pollution
Sarah Jackson, one of the world’s leading windsurfers, has quit the English south coast for Spain after describing training near her home like ‘surfing in a sewer’
Environment Secretary would like sewage discharges cut ‘a lot quicker’
Therese Coffey said she would want it to happen faster than the final 2050 target – if there was not a ‘massive’ impact on household water bills.
New Thames Water map reveals where raw sewage is being discharged
Sewage has been flowing continuously for more than a month in multiple locations
“Tip of the shit-berg”: Sewage map shows potentially illegal “dry spills”
An investigation by the campaigning charity Surfers Against Sewage has identified sewage dumping even when there’s been no rain.
Climate change: Could recycled sewage solve future water shortages?
London is the driest part of the UK and water companies are facing significant challenges.
‘Recycling’ plan aims to replace water from Thames with treated sewage
Thames Water puts forward controversial proposals to utilise major effluent plant to tackle shortages
Thames Water criticised over lack of investment in sewage treatment works
Campaigners say most sites cannot cope with amount of wastewater, raising risk of raw discharges into rivers