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Welsh Water fined £90,000 for polluting River Wye near Hereford

The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted Welsh Water Ltd for breaking conditions of an environmental permit at a sewage treatment works near Hereford between...

New national research project to focus on Essex saltmarsh

The Environment Agency will be monitoring an Essex saltmarsh as part of a new UK-wide research project. The new project has seen the installation...

AtkinsRéalis named as Delivery Partner on Environment Agency climate change impact assessment programme

AtkinsRéalis, a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, has been named as a Delivery Partner for the...

Government to fund 180 local projects to boost water quality

Local projects across England will be able to clean up lakes and rivers, protect communities from flooding and plant thousands of trees, thanks to...

Anglian Water Services Ltd convicted in Environment Agency case

Anglian Water Services Ltd has been found guilty of failing, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a requirement to provide records by the Environment...

Government launches fund to help farmers manage water resources

Groups of farmers will be offered support to work together to store water and protect against the impact of drought through a new fund...

Better flood protection planned for Isle of Wight

The Environment Agency, in partnership with the Isle of Wight Council, has committed to better protect more than 300 properties and businesses from coastal...

OEP finds ‘deeply concerning’ issues with how the laws in place to protect England’s rivers, lakes and coastal waters are being put into practice

‘Deeply concerning’ failures to properly implement regulations designed to protect rivers, lakes and coastal waters in England mean key targets for improvement will be...

Five years of beaver activity reduces impact of flooding

A project to reintroduce beavers to East Anglia has successfully reduced the impact of flooding and drought by storing millions of litres of water...

UK government joins G7 nations and calls for swift action to protect marine habitats and halt biodiversity loss

The G7 nations have agreed new commitments to reduce plastic waste, improve air pollution, resource efficiency, and halt and reverse biodiversity loss. The commitments were...

Latest addition to Cadcorp Data Service assists organisations in visualising flood-prone areas and mitigating flood-related challenges

Cadcorp has expanded support for Environment Agency Real Time flood-monitoring within its desktop GIS and web mapping software. As part of the cloud hosted...

Going the extra mile: Environment Agency fleet awarded Earned Recognition status

The Environment Agency has become the first government agency to be recognised under the Driver and Vehicle Standard Agency’s Earned Recognition scheme. Earned Recognition status...

£1m project to bring boost for wildlife and water quality starts

Work on a project to restore wetland habitat, open up 55km of river for fish and improve community access at a Tees Valley country...

National Drought Group confirms water resources are healthy in first meeting this year

The National Drought Group has reconvened to discuss ongoing preparation for future droughts, but confirmed water resources are healthy following England’s wettest October to...

Environment Secretary appoints two Non-Executive Directors to the Environment Agency

The Environment Secretary has appointed Brittany Harris and Maya Leibman as Non-Executive Directors to the Environment Agency Board. The appointments began on 1 April...

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