Mid Kent Water has become the final water company to lift its hosepipe ban following months of above average rainfall and a rise in the region's underground water levels. The underground aquifers are said to be crucial to Mid Kent Water as they get almost 90% of their water from them. [...]
Despite positive comments from Thames Water this weekend stating that the hosepipe ban being lifted was "increasingly likely", they refused to name a date. Although we've recently seen higher than average rainfall, widespread flooding and reservoirs filled to the top, an end to the ban is still not the wisest option according to weather experts.