As asbestos cement pipes supplying drinking water degrade across the UK, experts ask whether they pose a risk to human health.
Deirdre Michie , a former oil lobbyist who worked in PR at Shell, has been announced as the new chair of the board of Scottish Water.
Scottish Water illegally discharged sewage hundreds of times during dry weather, soiling beauty spots such as West Sands beach at St Andrews.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is under scrutiny by a new government standards watchdog for allegedly failing to stop sewage pollution.
A green charity has made an official complaint about the Scottish Government's allegedly “unlawful” approach to protecting bathing waters from sewage leaks.
Industrial emissions of ammonia – a pollutant that damages ecosystems and threatens human health – increased by more than ten per cent in Scotland last year.
More than half of Scotland’s most popular beaches have been contaminated with sewage in breach of safety limits this summer.
Medicinal drugs have polluted Scotland’s waterways in breach of safety levels more than 2,300 times over seven years.
New data which appears to show Scottish Water’s carbon emissions increased in 2021-22 is proof the body faces “major challenges” in meeting its climate targets, an industry expert has told The Ferret.