Jeremy Williams from Bristol Water at Chew Valley
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Dry spell affects water levels at some reservoirs

The dry weather has caused a fall in water levels at some of Britain's reservoirs

Bristol Water bosses say the Chew Valley lake reservoir in Somerset, which supplies water to about half a million homes, is normally full at this time of year, but is currently only at 80% of its capacity.

Water from the River Severn is now being used to supplement supplies.

Jenny Hill reports from Chew Valley lake.

  • 11 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK