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River Action is a UK-based environmental charity committed to addressing the severe problem of river pollution, particularly that caused by agricultural and food industry practices, sewage discharge by water companies, and other sources of pollution.

We find creative and innovative ways of unlocking action and delivering impact on the ground.

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Our rivers are facing an existential crisis. An overwhelming body of recent evidence confirms that virtually all of the UK’s rivers are polluted beyond legal limits – with many facing severe environmental challenges.

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