Ofwat could face legal action over sewage discharges in rivers

Environmentalists accuse England and Wales water regulator of failing to take action against polluters

Environmental campaigners are threatening the water services regulation authority in England and Wales with legal action over its failure to take action to prevent untreated sewage discharges into rivers by water companies.

Lawyers for Wild Justice believe Ofwat has a duty under law to ensure sewage treatment plants avoid releasing polluting discharge into watercourses.

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