National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement – September 2018 Environment Agency ‘The NDG convened on Thursday 20 September to assess the present situation and review the action being taken to reduce the risk of drought in 2019.  Published 20 September The National Drought Group (NDG), chaired by Environment Agency Chief Executive Sir James Bevan, brings […]

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CEH Blog on the summer and water resources – full of useful graphs and descriptions Submitted by Mr. Jamie Hannaford on Thu, 09/08/2018 CEH ‘The summer of 2018 has continued to deliver plenty of reliable holiday weather, but the heatwave conditions have also caused significant impacts on people and the environment. The persistent hot and dry conditions have […]

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Water sector regulators call on water companies to do more on resilience Defra, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate and Ofwat have sent a joint letter to the water companies calling on them to do more work on building resilience in water resources management in England. The regulators say that “ambitious and co-ordinated leadership” across […]

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