Water companies warned to prepare for drought next year

Despite the season, Yorkshire Water has requested permission to cut flows from one of its reservoirs. Other water companies “should be considering” doing the same, according to the Environment Agency

Drought-stricken reservoir
The outfall from Yorkshire Water's reservoirs could be cut over winter to let them replenish following the unusually hot summer

Despite the season, Yorkshire Water has requested permission to cut flows from one of its reservoirs. Other water companies “should be considering” doing the same, according to the Environment Agency.

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