Water is something we often take for granted. How often do we turn on the tap or flush the toilet without giving a second thought to how the water arrives or leaves our home?
Compared with the rest of the country, rainfall in the South East is lower than average and demand is higher.
More water is used now than in our parents’ day, yet the weather is less predictable, so now we all have to take more care with how we use this precious resource.
In our Learning Zone, find out more about how we collect water, make it safe to drink and distribute it across the South East of England, before collecting it and recycling it back into the environment.