hose bans must come in currently, says Secretary for the Environment

Christine Colvin, of Rivers Trust, said: “We felt that these bans came in pretty late. Considering we had an incredibly dry July off in back of little precipitation yearI think a lot of these emergency measures should Was announced in mid-July and implemented in the last half of July instead of leaving it in mid-August.

“It’s a whole month worth of use at the hottest time of year when we could actually save on food side”.

The Environmental Protection Agency warned many of England is moving for drought if dry weather continues. Very warm weather forecast again for southern England next a week, with temperature in Mid 30s expected.

July was the driest on record for southeast of England and East Anglia, with just 10 percent of average rain is coming in southeast.

40 firefighters fight grass in Cornwall fire near Truro on Saturday bye in Norfolk, the Wensum River has stopped flowing through a historic watermill. for in first time in a century.

Scotland went on ‘red alert’ on Friday for drought, prompting the Scottish Environment Agency first always water bansrestriction use for industrial customers, including distilleries and golf courses.

Turning to need for Actions by water companies to fix leaks, Mr Eustis said: “The burden must be on companies do more to reduce a leak, building on progress made in last years.

“We expect water companies step up adapt, innovate better in their approaches to reducing demand and better support clients with measures to reduce Water consumption. If we don’t see changes we and public rightly expect I won’t hesitate step in and take further action.”

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