Roughly 70 percent of Sussex’s drinking water comes from the chalk waterways, which include more than 50 streams. A World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report showed only 20 percent were in good condition, and the WWF wants to see government action.
Many of the waterways have been damaged beyond repair, but others can still be saved. Groups are coming together to preserve the resource.
Read the full article here: Expert calls for Sussex’s chalk waterways to be given legal protection