Date Published: 09/10/2008
The Environment Agency is trumpeting success in improving water quality in rivers around England and Wales.
The results are encouraging and are surely the product of a combination of more careful farming practices (application of fertilisers particularly) and other measures the EA is apparently taking. Read the figures here.
Just imagine how much cleaner the water courses might be if more farmers were able to cut out the use of chemical fertilisers and sprays by, for instance, going organic…