drought uk 2012

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  • Drought
    • Causes
      • Jet stream movement
      • Less rain
      • Warmer temperature
      • High water usage
    • Consequences
      • Reservoirs levels dropped -55%
      • 53% lower than normal rainfall
      • food prices increased
      • 20 million homes banned from using hose pipe- Anglian hose pipe ban
    • Responses
      • extra investment in new reservoirs
      • Water transfer systems
      • permits allowed companies take water from rivers

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