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Gauging Basin, Longdendale in Derbyshire
The Waterworks at Tintwistle, from the dam of the Bottoms Reservoir

United Utilities requests another drought permit due to ‘serious water shortage’

United Utilities is applying for another drought permit that will halve the flow rates of a river, following “an exceptional shortage of rain” in north Derbyshire.

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