Hosepipe Ban News

Wettest April but Hosepipe Ban Remains

It’s been the wettest April for over 100 years and there are 13 flood warnings in place at the time of writing, with many more floods having been and gone. But the [...]

May 2, 2012 // 19 Comments

Drought Now Affects Half Of England

The Environment Agency has said that more than half of England is now under drought conditions adding 17 more counties to the list, including most of the South West and [...]

April 16, 2012 // 5 Comments

The Great Hosepipe Ban Swindle

So the 2012 hosepipe ban is finally upon us, implemented by seven water companies starting on the 5th of April. After weeks of tweaking their rules to create as little bad [...]

April 6, 2012 // 70 Comments

Hosepipe Ban Will Last All Summer

The drought affecting the UK will continue at least into the autumn and possibly longer. Any rainfall that does appear before then is very unlikely to replenish water stocks [...]

April 2, 2012 // 58 Comments

Will You Stick To The Hosepipe Ban?

Another poll. Our question is: Will you stick to the rules of the hosepipe ban? Is a hosepipe ban simply a result of not enough rain and therefore something you’re [...]

March 29, 2012 // 132 Comments

Would You Shop A Neighbour?

It’s poll time! Our first question is: Would you inform your local water company if you knew a neighbour was ignoring the hosepipe ban? Are we all in this together and [...]

March 29, 2012 // 106 Comments

Thames Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 26/03/2012 This is the statement Thames Water have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the [...]

March 26, 2012 // 165 Comments

Disabled and Over 65s – Hosepipe Ban

Under laws that control water restrictions/hosepipe bans, there are no special exemptions for anyone over 65, disabled people and disabled blue badge holders. So these groups [...]

March 21, 2012 // 88 Comments

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