‘People have a right to know’: DEFRA ‘lacks data’ on toxic chemicals in drinking water

The government is largely in the dark about the amount of toxic chemicals in the UK’s drinking water, a major research project commissioned by DEFRA has revealed.

by Rachel Salvidge
More research is needed to understand levels of chemicals in drinking water, say experts. Photograph: Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images
More research is needed to understand levels of chemicals in drinking water, say experts. Photograph: Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images

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