‘People are worried it will happen again’: the English village whose water ran out

In Challock in Kent the taps ran dry for six days, causing the school and gastropub to close

John Ramsden surveyed the parched village green, its yellow grass withered in the midday sun, and wondered what lay ahead. “People are worried it’ll happen again.”

The “again” refers to life without a water supply. Ramsden’s village of Challock, perched in the uplands of the Kent downs, has already survived one bout without mains water this summer.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/31/people-are-worried-it-will-happen-again-the-english-village-whose-water-ran-out

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