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Fury as national health check of England’s waters faces six-year wait

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The government quietly released partial data on the health of England’s water bodies, opting not to undertake any testing for problem chemicals, or to assess the condition of any groundwater, coastal, estuary or canal waters until 2025. The last full assessment of England’s water bodies was completed in 2019 and while the drop in testing is in line with the Water Framework Directive guidelines, choosing to do so at time when pollution is widespread and public concern at an all time high, is questionable.

Watershed - Investigative Journalism