• Fri. Jan 28th, 2022


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My wetsuit ‘was covered in a fine film of sewage’

With indoor pools closed for most of 2020, swimming in the UK’s rivers saw an exponential rise in popularity, creating a growing public concern around the state of the UK’s waterways.

The national ocean conservation charity, Surfers Against Sewage, is launching its Safer Seas & Rivers App to provide the UK’s only real-time water quality information for water sports enthusiasts.

Andy Tassell told the BBC how he started to feel queasy after a swim in the River Dee in Chester.