Posts tagged water pollution

Raw Sewage Pollution a Concern for Ri...

Raw Sewage Pollution a Concern for Rio Olympics

The International Olympic committee will order testing for viruses in waters intended for competitive use in the Rio de Janeiro games, according to a recent Guardian article. Bacteria is usually tested for in recreational waters and this was the intention for Olympic venues, but after an investigation that showed alarming levels of viruses linked to […]

Water Quality Warnings down to ‘...

Whitesand Bay in Cornwall

The Environment Agency has issued mored than 30 water quality warnings following the weekend’s heavy rain. A surfing charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) have warned that there will be more this summer, citing a “completely oversubscribed” sewage system. The charity are calling for more investment from water companies to prevent further incidents of pollution. Andy […]