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Water Quality in Rivers

Inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is launching an inquiry into water quality in rivers. The EAC has previously inquired into nitrate pollution so this inquiry intends to focus on the water industry and urban diffuse pollution.

For more information about this inquiry read the call for evidence.

Work news

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Water company CEOs questioned on pollution failures
The Environmental Audit Committee quiz bosses from five of the largest water and sewerage companies in England
7 October 2021
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Environmental Audit Committee to hold Defra Minister to account on UK’s polluted rivers
Committee to question Minister Rebecca Pow from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
10 September 2021
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EAC comment: Environment Bill amendments – storm overflows
Chair comments on the Government’s new amendments to the Environment Bill relating to storm overflows
27 August 2021
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MPs quiz water regulators on pollution in rivers
The Environmental Audit Committee takes evidence from the Environment Agency, Ofwat and Highways England.
18 June 2021
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EAC to hear from water companies and industry experts on fatbergs and sustainable drainage
Environmental Audit Committee explores how to retrofit sustainable drainage and how they should be maintained
21 May 2021
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Ofwat announcement on new investment in environmental projects
Philip Dunne MP reacts to the Ofwat announcement that the water sector is set to invest £2.8 billion in environmental projects
17 May 2021
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Here Comes The Summer: but are our waterways safe to be enjoyed recreationally?
The Committee will hear from leading academics and environmental campaigners as part of the inquiry considering the Water quality in rivers
19 April 2021
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Academics and environmental NGOs questioned on water quality in rivers
The Environmental Audit Committee examines sewage discharges and other chemical and plastic pollution
4 March 2021
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Specialist Adviser vacancy for EAC scrutiny of ‘Water quality in rivers’
Environmental Audit Committee is seeking specialist adviser to help with its Water Quality in Rivers inquiry.
18 December 2020
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Water Quality in Rivers inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee wants to know how can water quality in UK rivers be improved and pollution minimised?
8 December 2020
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