Unlike the immediacy of flooding events droughts by their very nature creep up slowly, and then once people realise, they are upon us. Three articles which provide food for thought. Water Briefing: Drought on the horizon for the UK? The widespread publication of reports in the national press and media flagging up the prospect of drought […]

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TWO Articles 1.Cross Party MPs headed by Richard Benyon call for a complete overhaul of the outdated water abstraction regime With the general election now likely to take place as drought conditions threaten parts of the South East of England, a cross party group of MPs headed by former Environment Minister Richard Benyon, and backed […]

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Groundwater updates – This site provides a full list of the updates https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/groundwater-protection These include: Protect groundwater and prevent groundwater pollution Groundwater protection technical guidance Groundwater protection position statements Land contamination groundwater compliance points: quantitative risk assessments & fourteen more

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Severn Trent starts work on £300m Birmingham Resilience Project Water Briefing: Severn Trent Water has finally started work this week on its £300 million Birmingham Resilience Project after years of planning. An official groundbreaking ceremony was help at Lickhill, near Stourport, where the local Mayor, Councillor Henderson was on hand to put the first spade in […]

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