EAC calls for culture of ‘water citizenship’

Responsibility for improving water quality in rivers cannot be laid solely at the door of the water industry, the Environmental Audit Committee has said in its report following a year-long inquiry into the health of rivers in England. The committee said engagement is needed with farmers, landowners, housing developers and local authorities and called for a culture of “water citizenship” to make people better aware of the impacts of their behaviour.

Standard content for Members only

To continue reading this article, please log into your Utility Week Account or subscribe now.

Already registered?

Log in

Request a call back