Research and analysis

State of the environment

Environment Agency data and information summarising the state of soil, air quality, water resources and water quality in England.

Documents

State of the environment: soil

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State of the environment: air quality

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State of the environment: water resources

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State of the environment: water quality

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Details

These reports cover environmental issues relating to:

  • soil – the health of our soil
  • air quality – the concentrations of pollutants in our air, and their effects on the environment and health
  • water resources – how much clean water we have available
  • water quality – including rivers, estuaries, coasts and groundwater

The reports include the:

  • status and trends
  • current and future pressures
Published 19 February 2018
Last updated 8 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 'State of environment: health, people and the environment' report.

  2. Added report. State of the environment: soil.

  3. Added report: State of the environment: air quality.

  4. Added report: State of the environment: water resources.

  5. First published.