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Image caption Low water levels at Wayoh Reservoir near Bolton in the UK heatwave in July 2018. Within 25 years England will not have enough water to meet demand, the head of the Environment Agency is warning. The impact of climate change, combined with population growth, means the country is facing an "existential threat", Sir James Bevan is expected to say in a speech. He wants to see wasting water become "as socially unacceptable as blowing smoke in the face of a baby". "We all need to use less water", he is expected to say at a London conference. Sir James Bevan was appointed chief executive of the Environment Agency - the public body responsible for protecting the environment and wildl... Full story

19 March