Southern Water is facing prosecution after it was hit with a record £126 million penalty package over “shocking” failures in its sewage treatment sites.
Landowners in Lincolnshire have expressed concerns about the maintenance of the River Steeping after extensive flooding caused its banks to burst.
Multiple weather warnings and flood alerts remain in place across the UK as heavy rain continues to cause disruption across the country.
Heavy rain has caused disruption across the country, with rail users worst hit.
At least £1 billion a year needs to be spent on traditional flood and coastal defences in the face of climate change, the Environment Agency has said.
Nearly nine out of 10 rivers in England fail to meet standards for good environmental quality, a report from the Environment Agency warns.