Water companies, not farmers, to blame for river pollution

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Les eaux usées des ménages seraient davantage responsable de la présence de phosphore dans les rivières que l’agriculture. JANVIER 2009. LONDRES © AFP PHOTO/Shaun Curry

Household sewage waste rather than farm slurry should be the target of tough pollution measures to reduce phosphorus levels in English rivers, says study

Phosphorus from human and household waste, rather than fertiliser run-off from farming, is the main source of river pollution, according to recently published findings.

The Ecologist

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