Water Supplies Under Pressure During UK Heatwave
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June 29, 2018

With the UK experiencing the hottest June for 40 years, demand for water has increased massively.

This week, the UK has seen the hottest day of the year so far – with Tuesday reaching a top temperature of 30.6C in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. Severn Trent, one of the UK’s largest water firms, is warning people to conserve supplies as it makes emergency deliveries during the heatwave. United Utilities, South Staffs Water and Anglian Water are among other firms urging customers to do the same.

Next week, we will be producing a bulletin focusing on what this dry weather means for you. In the meantime, we recognise the importance of everyone doing ‘their bit’ to help conserve water during the warm weather. In the video below, Doug Clarke, Severn Trent’s Water Efficiency Manager provides some top water saving tips: