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Work begins to secure future water supplies at Hundon and Great Wratting as Anglian Water continues work on regional water grid

Anglian Water’s @one Alliance has begun work to install seven kilometres of new pipes between Hundon and Great Wratting and a build a new...

Anglian Water rules out hosepipe ban this summer following wettest winter on record

Anglian Water has reassured its customers that a hosepipe ban won’t be necessary this summer for the East of England, even if the heatwave...

Summer 2022 drought provides warning for future years

Scientists who have analysed the Summer 2022 drought have said the UK will be increasingly tested by similar droughts, emphasising the importance of being...

Wet winter doesn’t negate need for water scarcity plans, says SEPA

Despite Scotland experiencing a very wet autumn and winter, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has reminded abstractors that they still need to plan...

Drought investment must remain priority, experts urge

Drought experts have highlighted the need to continue investing and preparing for droughts to ensure England is in the best possible position to deal...

Not wet enough: Even a wet summer might not save the UK’s water supply

With a summer that was nothing short of wet, it’s hard to believe that the Southeast of England is only ever a couple of...

Lords criticise Government’s ‘lack of leadership and deep-rooted complacency’ following water industry inquiry

The House of Lords Industry and Regulators Committee has criticised the Government’s “lack of leadership and deep-rooted complacency” in the conclusion to its follow-up...

GeoSmart Information wins second UK Space Agency funding for climate research

A Leading environmental consultancy GeoSmart Information has been awarded £42,544 from the UK Space Agency to explore how satellite technology can help water resource...

Europe water reuse investment scales to €1.8 billion as perpetual scarcity, new regulation, recovery funds accelerate growth

Another acute summer drought in southern Europe—combined with the first-ever EU regulation for wastewater reuse and an influx of resilience and recovery funds (RRF)...

New research suggests that without action, 75% of the world’s population could be facing drought by 2050

Levels of water scarcity are soaring in major economies including the US and China, as annual water use has risen by around 3,500 billion...

Action on preparing for drought must remain, National Drought Group experts warn

As many parts of the world experience extreme heatwaves and severe drought, the Environment Agency will continue to prepare for all weather eventualities for...

Securing resilient water supplies for south-east England

A comprehensive exercise to plan water resource management into the 2070s and beyond involved assessing more than 2000 possible interventions, with up to 80...

Drought planning stepped up amid potential hottest June on record

Plans to maintain water supply resilience have been discussed by a team of national experts, following a decline in reservoir and groundwater levels, as...

Seven regions in England will face severe water stress by 2030 as Brits significantly underestimate their daily water usage

By 2030, seven regions in England are set to be severely water stressed, according to new research by Kingfisher, owner of B&Q and Screwfix,...

Majority of Scotland now affected by water scarcity

Below average rainfall for May has led to a deteriorating water scarcity situation across Scotland, with the Loch Maree area in the Highlands moving...

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