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‘Significant’ water pollution by South West Water

  • by JW

South West Water are not doing very well – as reported across the local media today:

Damning report for South West Water which has made ‘unacceptable’ efforts on pollution

Environment Agency says SWW “unacceptable” on pollution

South West Water slapped with red rating for pollution incidents

As discovered by the EA:

Environment Agency tells water companies to clean up their act and protect the environment from pollution

Compared to other water authorities, SWW are doing particularly badly:

Summary graphic: environmental performance of the water and sewerage companies in 2018