Most of the Scotland is now at Alert – except for seven areas in early warning – Orkney, Ythan, Don, Kintyre, Firth of Clyde, Loch Fyne and the River Add. Loch Maree in the Highlands reaches significant risk – Ness and Esk areas increase to moderate risk .
“The Scottish Government has reopened the emergency scheme to provide bottled water to any homes on private water supplies that need it. Householders should contact their local council if required.” Humza Yousaf
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA, has issued a water scarcity warning.
” River names are the oldest” – Judith Taylor. Image by Rosie Hopkins
New observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have provided the first confirmation that the water in our Solar System may come from the same place as the water in disks surrounding protostars elsewhere in the Universe: the interstellar medium. Image credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
The development is led by PhD student Jessica Fennell, who has had a special ‘Fennell Reserve’ whisky created by The Glenlivet in her honour, the project is intended to help prevent the closure of the distillery during dry period
“Leap the clear burns,/Living water,”
Today, March 22nd 2022, it is World Water Day, and it is far too easy in a land so rich in fresh water to take that for granted.
“Pharmaceuticals (medicines) are designed to have an effect on humans so it’s no surprise that they affect water organisms, too, and that could disturb the balance in ecosystems” – Dr Karin Helwig