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River Action joins forces with British Rowing to help clean up the nation’s rivers

13 March 2024 – Today, River Action is proud to be partnering with British Rowing, The Rivers Trust and Aquascope to help support and empower rowing communities to rescue Britain’s rivers.

“We are in a freshwater emergency that demands urgent action. Our rivers are in crisis, dying at the hands of poorly regulated polluters including the water companies and industrial-scale agriculture. That’s why we are proud to partner with British Rowing to help clean up the nation’s rivers. This will involve training rowers, including Olympic medal hopefuls gearing up for the summer games in Paris, to conduct water quality testing that will help us understand the risks to human health and the extent of the problem we face. Together with British Rowing, we will be supporting rowers and communities to pressure polluters and the Government to act with urgency.”

– James Wallace, CEO of River Action