Paul Crockett from the Environment Agency explains how a "different type" of drought found in the Midlands will have little impact on the region, compared with the South East.
Water companies have said they don't expect to have to restrict customer use of hose pipes in the Midlands this summer, but they still advise people to use water wisely.
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