Dry weather and heatwave put increased pressure on UK water resources

Jamie Hannaford, Principal Hydrologist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, looks at the current water resources situation and how it may evolve in the coming months


New portal tracks UK hydrological situation as it happens

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has launched a new web portal that allows users to assess information about the latest hydrological situation and drought conditions across the country in near-real...


UK Hydrological Status Update - early August 2018

The summer of 2018 has continued to deliver plenty of reliable holiday weather, but the heatwave conditions have also caused significant impacts on people and the environment. The persistent hot and...


UK Hydrological Status Update - early July 2018

An update on the UK's water situation during the current dry weather from Jamie Hannaford and colleagues in CEH's Hydrological Status and Outlooks group...Our previous blog posts discussed the dryness...


Hydrological Situation Update December 2017

CEH and BGS scientists engaged in water situation monitoring and forecasting in the UK have produced their latest update on the current hydrological status...This is the third in a series of...


Hydrological situation update, or: whatever happened to the ‘drought’?

Jamie Hannaford, head of the Hydrological Status and Reporting group at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, summarises the current UK hydrological situation...Back in April, we wrote a blog post about...


The UK Drought Portal - near real-time updates

CEH's UK Drought Portal is an online tool that allows users to explore and monitor the latest drought situation across the UK using near real-time data. Jamie Hannaford, leader of our Hydrological...


Hydrological Status Update

Jamie Hannaford, Leader Hydrological Status & Reporting Group at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, presents an update on the current hydrological situation which shows that parts of the UK have been...