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The Blue Tits get into the River Deben for a swim in Woodbridge, Suffolk on April 19, 2023.
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U.K.'s filthy waterways foul up government image as companies dump sewage in rivers

Outrage over the state of the country’s waterways and the perceived impunity of water companies are piling pressure on the government of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.