England's rivers and lakes are in a terrible condition due to sewage discharges. Water companies discharged raw sewage 400,000 times in 2020. This is detrimental to our precious wildlife as well our own health.
The Conservatives have failed to tackle the sewage problem properly. Whilst the Government eventually caved to pressure and amended the Environment Act to do something about sewage discharges, it was nowhere near enough.
The Government's proposals have no meaningful targets or timescales for reducing sewage discharges by water companies and sets no duties on water companies to clean up the mess they've already made.
Liberal Democrats DEMAND BETTER and are calling for:
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