Policy paper

Co-ordination of drought plans in the Environment Agency

How the Environment Agency co-ordinates its management of drought plans.

This publication was withdrawn on

This document has been replaced by drought management for England.


Head Office Drought Plan

Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


This drought plan details the Environment Agency’s responsibilities during drought and:

  • the decisions and actions they take
  • how they monitor and measure the impacts of drought
  • how they deal with drought permits and drought orders
  • how we report on drought
Published 31 January 2012