British Waterways has warned that there's not enough water in some Leicestershire canals to keep boats afloat.
Many parts of the Midlands are experiencing the impact of months of dry weather.
Today Severn Trent said the situation has got so bad it's looking to transfer water from wetter areas to those that have been hit by the drought.
More top news
Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.