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Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is hosting a drought summit as parts of England struggle with groundwater levels lower than in 1976.
Veolia issues warning of potential drought for Hertfordshire
Even with the wettest weather over the next few months we will not see conditions improve hugely for the spring, and that’s why we want to ask our customers to help us prepare now for a dry summer next year and avoid possible restrictions
Britain faces a hosepipe ban this summer, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has warned, as parts of England see groundwater levels lower than in the drought of 1976.