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Water warning after record-breaking use amid heatwave

Water warning after record-breaking use amid heatwave: An urgent warning has been issued by water companies after record-breaking water consumption amid the UK’s heatwave. The unprecedented high demand levels could even leave some households without water, says Portsmouth Water – water usage during the last weekend was the highest in ten years the utility notes.…
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First Head of Wales appointed by Ofwat

First Head of Wales appointed by Ofwat: Ofwat has established a permanent presence in Wales for the first time by announcing the appointment of its Head of Wales. From the 1st September 2020, Bethan Evans will take on the position and will play an important role in ensuring Ofwat’s regulatory approach reflects the specific circumstances…
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People facing water stress could double by 2050

People facing water stress could double by 2050 if global warming is not kept below 2°C. A new study published in the Earth’s Future journal makes the suggestion, which warns it equates to an additional 380 million people that could face water stress by mid-century, compared to the number living in such conditions during 2010.…
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