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April showers ease water fears

PUBLIC WATER supplies, agricultural water stores and wildlife habitats have been replenished by April downpours. The wettest April on record and continuing rain in May have significantly reduced the risks of serious drought and widespread water restrictions this summer, according to the Environment Agency.   In its latest 'Water Resources and Drought Prospects' report, the…
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Drought to continue past Christmas

BUSINESSES HAVE been urged to use water wisely with the Environment Agency warning that the current drought conditions could last “beyond Christmas”.   Seventeen counties in South West England and the Midlands have moved into official drought status, after two dry winters have left rivers and ground waters depleted.   While public water supplies in…
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