Charlotte Hitchmough and Rupert Kelton from Action for the River Kennet talk about a project to improve river water quality and create new wetland habitat in a sub-catchment of the Kennet in Wiltshire. The Sparkling Streams project has repurposed an …
Posts about our work to improve the water environment
On 18 November 2021, the Environment Agency and Ofwat announced major investigations into potential widespread non-compliance by water and sewerage companies at sewage treatment works. This update sets out what we’re investigating and what has happened since we announced the investigation.
Deputy Director for Water Strategy and Partnerships, Richard Thompson, talks about how the importance of River Basin Management Planning as a tool for driving forward the changes needed for a prosperous water environment.
Event Duration Monitoring data for 2021 shows that water and sewerage companies have a long way to go to reduce the use of storm overflows.
On 18 November 2021, the Environment Agency and Ofwat announced major investigations into potential widespread non-compliance by water and sewerage companies at sewage treatment works. This update sets out what we’re investigating, what has happened since we announced the investigation and more about what flow-to-full treatment is.
Our Area Environment Manager Rachael Caldwell looks at what we can all do to improve water quality over the festive season.
In today’s blog we look at how the Environment Agency helped to restore 1km of urban chalk stream in West Sussex. By Gareth Williams, Environment Programme manager Solent and South Downs In order to restore one chalk stream in …
On Monday 18 October, the Environment Agency investigated an incident on the River Mimram when it was reported that a stretch of water had turned purple following heavy rain. They found some small patches of purple colour noticeable in places, …
Water Quality Technical Specialist, Neil Dunlop, gives us a personal view of the River Thames and the multi-billion pound programme of work to improve water quality
Field Officer Ruth talks about our work sampling bathing water.