UK drought news – archive

News items added on 22/11/2017

Southern Water seeks drought permit to top up Bewl Water

Southern Water has applied for a “precautionary” drought permit to pump water into the Bewl Water reservoir.

Bewl drought permit FAQs

Southern Water provides detailed information about the Bewl Water drought permit

News items added on 22/11/2017

Water companies are monitoring unseasonably low reservoir levels in some parts of southern England

News items added on 18/10/2017

Hydrological Outlook for the UK – conditions broadly normal, although groundwater levels in the south east below average for time of year