'The State of Our Rivers' report launched

The Rivers Trust have today launched a report called The State of Our Rivers

The web-based report brings together key data about why only 14% of our rivers are in good ecological status’, and identifies the big problems and big solutions.

The launch of the report is accompanied by a video Zoom call to discuss it’s key messages. These are the participants: 

Mark Lloyd — CEO of the Rivers Trust
Rebecca Pow MP — Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Philip Dunne MP — Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee
Olivia Blake MP — Shadow Minister for Nature
Keri-anne Payne — Two-time 10-kilometre open water world swimming champion and Olympic silver medallist
Joe Crowley — BBC TV Presenter and environmental advocate
Charles Watson — Chairman and Founder, River Action UK
John Leyland — Director for Water Resources, Environment Agency
Chair: Christine Colvin — Director for Partnerships and Communications, The Rivers Trust