Whether it's picking up plastic or even old shoes, people across the Westcountry are being encouraged to take part in a national beach cleaning event. The annual Beachwatch Big Weekend sees volunteers clear up litter from more than three hundred beaches around the UK.
The event aims to highlight the amount of rubbish and debris washed up on our shores each day. Our reporter Kathy Wardle has been helping out at one clean up in Cornwall.
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Severn Trent Water have apologised, saying their teams are working to "get things back to normal".
A bright start on Friday, although one or two showers will continue in the west.
It will become sunny for most people on Friday.