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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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Recovering drinking water supplies after inactivity

Recovering drinking water supplies after inactivity Advisory -Recovering drinking water supplies in buildings and networks after prolonged inactivity Background: The restrictions placed on business and people by UK governments as a measure to restrict the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in mid-March 2020 left many premises either closed or with reduced staff. The pace of change meant…
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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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