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Conserving the Devonshire Avon from source to sea

New Bantham owner decries permitted sewage bypasses into Devon Avon

by | Dec 20, 2015 | Main | 0 comments

Nicholas Johnston, the new owner of the Bantham Estate, has expressed his support for the long-maintained view of the ACA that the 10 permitted releases of raw sewage into the Avon from the Aveton Gifford sewage treatment works after heavy rainfall should be stopped.  At present, the releases are made without any warning to the public despite the increased recreational use of the river.   For the full story, see this link –



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