Drought orders withdrawn but hosepipe ban remains

August 2010
Utility Week;8/6/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that public utility Unitied Utilities has withdrawn its drought applications, but its hosepipe ban still remains in northwest England because some water reservoirs are still low in water level.


Related Articles

  • Mississippi River drying up quickly. Apel, Therese // Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/ 3/2012, p6 

    The article reports that the Mississippi River is 52 feet below the level it was on May 19, 2011 and about 37 feet below the record high for July 2, 2012, with drought conditions contributing to the river level.

  • Jordan.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/29/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p20 

    Reports that the Jordanian government has declared a state of drought on January 16, 1999 as one of the driest winters on record has led to a sharp drop in the levels of dams throughout the country.

  • A River at Risk.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/18/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 16, p6 

    The article reports on the declining level of waters on the Mississippi River in 2013. It states that the declining water level was first observed in the summer of 2012 when the U.S. suffered severe drought. According to the author, to address the problem, barges passing through the river has...

  • Water cut to Stage Two. WALKER, JAMES // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);10/2/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 40, p1A1 

    The article reports on the implementation of the Stage Two drought contingency plan for Burnet, Texas in response to the extended drought and near-record low water levels in Lake Buchanan.

  • Drought-Racked Las Vegas Starts Emergency Fix To Keep Water Flowing. Illia, Tony // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/23/2013, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p1 

    The article discusses an emergency project in Las Vegas, Nevada to keep water flowing due to the drought that is affecting Lake Mead's water level. It expounds on the proposed seven month drill-and-blast project on raw-water Intake No. 1 which will cost 12 million U.S. dollars. It also talks...

  • Well-Wishers. Matson, Tim // Yankee;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p36 

    Focuses on the long drought in Vermont and New England. Decrease in water level and pressure; Need for drillers to deepen well holes; Importance of conserving and recycling water use.

  • Water levels in Turkey's dams raise alarm.  // Journal of Turkish Weekly;2/17/2014, p10 

    The article discusses concerns about the water levels in Istanbul, Turkey's dams, other metropolitan cities facing droughts as a result of low levels of rain and water, including Ankara, and comments from forestry and waterworks minister Veysel EroÄŸlu on water shortages.

  • Barge traffic affected by river levels. Merkel, Jim // Granite City Press-Record;12/12/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 50, pA1 

    The article reports on the difficulty posed by low water levels at the Chain of Rocks Canal in Granite City, Illinois in which barges leave the dock with reduced capacity as a severe drought brought river levels down, restricting drafts.

  • From the Depths. GREEN, ROBERT // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;6/25/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p4 

    The article reports on the lowest water levels recorded by the Travis and Buchanan lakes in Central Texas during the summer 2010 drought.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics