Water situation report for England: March 2016
A monthly review of the water situation in England.
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Summary for March 2016
Rainfall totals across England were above average for a fifth consecutive month at 127% of the March long term average.
Soil moisture deficits were at, or close to, zero in most areas during March.
River flows decreased in many areas, all but one of the sites were normal or higher for the time of year.
Groundwater levels increased at the majority of sites during March and month-end water levels were predominantly normal or higher for the time of year.
Reservoir stocks increased, but overall storage was 93% of total capacity for March.