News items added on 23/07/2018
The first water restrictions for 20 years have come into effect in Northern Ireland.
The Met Office warn of a UK heatwave in June and provide advice on how manage in the heat.
A large fire on Saddleworth Moor, spreading rapidly due to prolonged dry hot period, has led to local households having to be temporarily evacuated.
Much of the UK is experiencing an extended period of hot dry weather.
News items added on 28/06/2018
Burst water mains and leaks leave parts of Wales and south-east England temporarily without water.
Water levels at Bewl Water recover to 75% capacity following recent winter rainfall.
News items added on 22/11/2017
Southern Water has applied for a “precautionary” drought permit to pump water into the Bewl Water reservoir.
Southern Water provides detailed information about the Bewl Water drought permit.