United Kingdom: Raw sewage pumped into some bathing water `up to five times in a day’

Telegraph: Pipes affecting public beaches are supposed to spill out significant amounts of raw sewage and rainwater only three times at most during the whole summer. But data provided to a newspaper by the Environment Agency has revealed that in the worst cases some are operating as often as five times in a day. The data maps tens of thousands of sewage spills from overflow and outfall pipes into Britain's bathing waters during 2008 and 2009. The Environment Agency said the rainy ......

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