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Duration: 29 minutes

Water companies and river users are becoming increasingly worried over a long-term lack of rain. Jon Cuthill asks whether parts of the South will run short this year. Also looks at whether an RAF pilot who crashed in Bournemouth in 1944 should finally be cleared of blame for the loss of the aircraft.

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Mon 23 Jan 2012 19:30 BBC One Oxfordshire, South only

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  • Drought fears for waterways

    Drought fears for waterways

    With lower-than-average rainfall in autumn and winter, many areas in the south of England are experiencing drought conditions usually associated with a long hot summer.

    Some rivers and reservoirs are at an all-time low, with an impact on fishing clubs.

    Members of Andover Angling Club are considering its future as the water in parts of the River Test is at such a low level.

    Watch a video feature on the BBC News website below...

    BBC News: Drought fears for waterways in Hampshire


Jon Cuthill
Series Producer
Jane Goddard
Series Producer
Richard Spalding


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