Environment Agency West Midlands – Prolonged Dry Weather Update

We are writing to inform you that the Environment Agency’s West Midlands area has moved from ‘Normal’ to ‘Prolonged Dry Weather (PDW)’ status.

Please find a briefing attached with further information on what this means and what actions we are taking.

We have also set up a new ‘West Midlands Drought page’ that can be accessed by the public at the following link West Midlands Drought page – Environment Agency – Citizen Space (environment-agency.gov.uk). We will we update this page should there be a change in status.

EA Prolonged Dry Weather Briefing – July 2023