Drought - A Special Report by BIGGA
Water supplies are drying up across the country and millions of us face a summer of water rationing. With predictions of the worst drought in a century and orders being imposed in England and Wales, hosepipes and sprinklers have been banned in many areas. As our lush courses begin to turn yellow, Melissa Toombs, delves into the affects of the drought and asks, what steps can be taken to prevent our courses from drying out?
What is a drought order?
What the Water companies have to say.
What the Environment Agency has to say.
What the R&A say.
Interviews with 7 greenkeepers on how water retrictions are affecting them.
What steps can be taken.
Is desalination the answer?
To view the report, in pdf form, click here.