River Groups Call for Water Restrictions Now as Drought Conditions Threaten Southern Chalk Streams
Following three consecutive dry years across much of Britain, river levels and groundwater supplies are now in such a depleted state in the water stressed South East that we've joined up with wildlife organisations and other river groups to publish a call for the Government and Water Companies to introduce…Read more
What does the risk of drought mean for our rivers and wildlife?
The recent heatwave is posing a risk for our rivers and the wildlife they support. Figures published by Yorkshire Water show that daily water consumption has increased by an extra 200million litres, as people cool off in the summer heat. This, along with the low rainfall, has caused our rivers…Read more