Britain running dry....new restrictions introduced
A ban on hoses and sprinklers for South East Water customers came into effect on Friday. Thames Water, which supplies 15 million people around London, has said it is also planning restrictions.
Ecotax commission has to choose from over 220 proposals for funding
Over one hundred of the proposals are for projects for water.
Tourist "saturation" becoming an environmental concern for the public
The director of the survey says that there is nevertheless a certain "ambivalence" towards the issue of saturation.
Turning off water and another road tragedy: the week in Majorca
The water crisis meant that beach showers were being turned off. Palma's mayor insisted there was no tourist "saturation". Jaume Matas had struck a deal. And a drunk driver ended a father's life.
Water is now barred on Majorca's inter-urban buses
As from this week, still water in a screw-cap bottle is not allowed on buses. Nor is fizzy water or indeed any drink.
Aquifer water reserves have fallen by 5%
Aquifers are at 53% of capacity in Majorca, which is five per cent lower than in what was also considered a dry year, 2014.
Town hall prohibits tap water consumption
Analysis of water quality reveals an excess of nitrates.