Water situation report for England: April 2016
A monthly review of the water situation in England.
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Summary for April 2016
Rainfall totals across England were above average for the sixth consecutive month, at 122% of the April long term average.
Soil moisture deficits have increased however, as expected for the time of year.
River flows decreased across much of England, but remain normal or higher for the time of year at all indicator sites.
Groundwater levels also decreased at the majority of sites, with all but one being normal or higher for the time of year.
Reservoir stocks remain close to full capacity and changes in storage remain small.