Reporting an incident

A view of the River Kent amid rocks and trees, using a slow shutter speed on the camera so that the water is blurred.

If you suspect that there’s been a sewage discharge into the River Kent and notice a strange smell or odd-looking stretch of water or any other signs of pollution, please immediately report this:

first to the Environment Agency – 0800 807060

then to South Cumbria Rivers Trust via their online incident form

It would also be great if you could let Isobel and Sheila here at SENS know –

For an emergency situation contact:

United Utilities 24/7 line – 0345 672 3723

River Rangers – (and cc. Sharma Jencitis, Area Stakeholder Manager at United Utilities –

If you would like to report either yourself or anyone in your household getting ill after swimming in the river, please complete our short online River Illness incident survey.