It is April, it has been raining - quite a lot from time to time.
However even in Wales the river levels are really low, the fields and paths are dry despite pouring rain, so I can see why parts of England are officially in drought.
They are talking of selling water from one water company to another - it is yet another instance of the idiocy of having de-nationalised the utilities. A service isn't something that should make a profit, it should be there as a service. There is a hint int he word really.