In brief: Drought permit issued, supermarkets scrutinised

Also in the news: Drought permit issued to Southern Water, members appointed to the adaptation sub-committee and supermarkets under the spotlight

Bewl reservoir. Photograph: Sue Martin/123RF

Bewl Water in East Sussex was only 42% full at the start of the year. Photograph: Sue Martin/123RF

Drought permit issued to Southern Water

The Environment Agency has issued a temporary winter drought permit to Southern Water to help refill Bewl Water in East Sussex, the largest reservoir in south-east England.

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