23 Apr 2024

Sewage warning system allows some of worst test results to be left off rating system, analysis shows

North of England Correspondent

Earlier this year, an investigation by this programme led to calls for a change to the system that’s meant to warn swimmers in England about pollution linked to sewage.

We revealed that some of the worst test results were being disregarded when awarding clean water ratings. Now, a new analysis of the data raises more questions about the bathing water testing and rating system.