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Bosses of UK Water Utilities Should Be Jailed for Pollution, Environment Agency Says

Water company bosses should face jail for the worst pollution incidents, the Environment Agency has said as it detailed the sector's "shocking" performance in 2021.

The agency's annual environmental performance report for water companies said it was the "worst we have seen for years", as serious pollution incidents increased to 62 in 2021, the highest total since 2013.