A CARTERTON resident has been named England's Ms Water 2019.

Jessica Morais, 23, won the elemental title after entering the Miss Earth beauty pageant, which promotes environmental conservation.

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Ahead of the competition in Birmingham, she engaged in a range of sustainable activities, including regular litter picking, donating clothes to charity and cutting down on plastic.

She was sponsored by Akiport Cafe in Oxford and will now compete in the finals for Miss Galaxy UK next March.