Drought witnesses in several regions of Wales


Drought was announced in several regions of wales on Friday after a long period of dry weather in wales without any rain.

The most affected regions include North Ceredigion, Teifi, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthen, Swansea, Llanelli Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend.


Water companies of wales have already imposed restrictions on using water and are promoting saving water to survive in the current situation.

Drought was imposed all over England last as last week was observed as the driest week after July 1935. this step was taken on Friday due to “the pressures the high temperatures and lack of ample rainfall in the environment said Natural Resources Wales.

Natalie hall, the Sustainable Water manager of the body, said that the drought and dry temperature had put a lot of pressure on the river water and underground water.

Wales, famed for its lush landscape, had 61 per cent of expected rain. Thames water is supplied to more than 15 million people in London and the nearly based areas on Wednesday. In addition, the hosepipe ban was introduced on August 24.

Hosepipe bans for more than 60,000 households served by Llys y Fran reservoir in Pembrokshire. It will come into force for people in Pembrokeshire, and a small adjoining part of Carmarthenshire from 8 am on Friday, announced Dwr Cymru Welsh Water.

As a responsible company, we have detailed plans to continue to supply customers, especially when an area falls into drought, including introducing temporary use bans, said Ian Christie, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s managing director of water services.


In addition, Dwr Cymru Welsh said that it is not a decision we take lightly because we know the inconvenience it can cause. Still, if we don’t take action now, there would be a real risk of further restrictions later, which we want to avoid for our customers.

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