EA relaxes abstraction permits for farmers as heatwave continues

Farmers will be able to to take up more groundwater to irrigate parched crops during the ongoing hot and dry weather after the Environment Agency (EA) announced it would relax abstraction permits

Dry grass
Farmers have reported water supply concerns following the driest June since 1925 and a dry July

Farmers will be able to to take up more groundwater to irrigate parched crops during the ongoing hot and dry weather after the Environment Agency (EA) announced it would relax abstraction permits.

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