NERC in the news
Who, What, Why: How much rain is needed to ease the drought?
2 May 2012
It has been the wettest April in the UK since records began in 1910, with flood alerts and warnings in place across England and Wales. Why then are parts of the country still officially in drought and why is the hosepipe ban set to remain?... Jamie Hannaford from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology says we need rain in winter rather than summer...