This week, HuffPost UK reader Jillian asked: “Could Covid be caught through the tap water we are drinking?”
Nearly 60% of the more than 4,500 beaches sampled in 2018 had at least one day of unsafe bacteria levels.
Schools were forced to close and hospital appointments cancelled following the incident on Wednesday morning.
We need to cut our water use by a third, says environment chief.
Plastic litter incidents affecting animals are at an all-time high, according to a report by the RSPCA. The animal welfare charity found a 22% increase in incidents, from 473 in 2015 to 579 in 2018. For seals, the increase has been fourfold in the same period.
You can get a bunch of freebies from your water provider to help🚿
Climate change, continued conflict and a fast-growing population mean that continued progress may be under threat
It isn't proof of life, at least not yet.