Plans are being drawn up to increase the size of two reservoirs. Scottish Water want to raise the height of the dam by 1.5m at Penwhirn Reservoir, which supplies most of Wigtownshire, and Black Elk reservoir, which supplies Dumfreisshire. It would increase the capacity of both by 35%
A public consultation event on the proposals is planned later this month.**
Nigel Graham-Smith, asset planner for the Wigtownshire area, said: "This proposed work will enable Scottish Water to meet water supply demands in times of low rainfall by enhancing the amount of water the reservoir can hold."
More top news
Kerrie Gosney brings you Sunday night's forecast
From next week it'll be banned in Scotland. The legislation was put forward by former South of Scotland MSP Jim Hume.
Armed officers and dog handlers were sent to Denton Holme after reports of a fight between four men. Police are appealing for witnesses.