by Lib Dem team on 21 July, 2021
The Lib Dem team is very concerned about data from The Rivers Trust showing that raw sewage was discharged into Micker Brook, Gatley Brook and the Mersey for hundreds of hours over 2019.
Figures show more discharges in 2020, though the flooding complicates the picture.
“We have had several reports of people jumping into Micker Brook at Redrocks in Cheadle and then falling ill. We’ve also seen discoloured water in Gatley Brook on at least one occasion. This sewage being put into our streams and rivers is a serious health hazard and needs to be tackled.” said Iain.
You can explore the data yourself at: Is My River Fit To Play In? (arcgis.com)11 Comments