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Distribution network operators (DNOs) are bracing themselves for more extreme weather after reconnecting tens of thousands of homes following Storm Dudley. The Met Office sent out a rare red weather alert on Thursday (17 February), warning that exposed areas could see gusts of more than 90mph as Storm Eunice hits the UK early on Friday morning.
Bristol Water is an early adopter of a new satellite-based safety monitoring system to protect its 15 dams. But how exactly does the Damsat system work, and what can it achieve? Chris Goff, technical director of HR Wallingford, the engineering group behind it, answers UW Innovate’s questions.
The Met Office is working with water companies to explore the way households are using water and collaboration is helping companies plan to future demand. Weather analytics team manager Malcolm Lee explores the challenges and how lockdown trends can inform future consumption patterns

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