Stop South West Water Dumping Sewage in our rivers and sea
Dear Susan Davy,
SOUTH WEST WATER LAST YEAR MADE STAGGERING £138.8M PROFIT DESPITE CONTINUING TO DUMP SEWAGE IN NEWTON ABBOTS RIVERS.
We, the under-signed, are calling for South West Water to be made to pay to clean up local rivers.
South West Water must pay to fix the system before paying big bonuses and dividends.
South West Water's Draft Drainage and Wastewater management plan and their WaterFit scheme plans to "reduce impact on river water quality by 2030".
This is not good enough!
Too much fresh water is leaking and too many overflows of sewage are occurring. This must stop, and long before the SWW current plans show systems fit for purpose by 2050.
Martin Wrigley said: "It is disgraceful to see a company which pollutes our local rivers with sewage making such large profits. They should be made to pay to clean up the mess they cause on our beaches and in our rivers Sadly, the Conservative Government is letting the water companies get away with it - once against taking local people for granted.
Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey MP said: "Given their poor record on sewage, the water industry's staggering profit numbers will alarm millions of people who care about our environment. "A big chunk of these profits should have been reinvested to protect Britain's streams and rivers, instead of letting disgusting sewage dumps continue"
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