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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

Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

To view details of hosepipe ban water use restrictions for each water company involved, click the links below. These are the most up-to-date listings for 2012 (updated [...]

March 14, 2012 // 365 Comments

Hosepipe Ban Very Probable in 2012

A hosepipe ban is almost inevitable for millions of people as southeast England suffers from drought. Householders in affected areas were yesterday asked to conserve water by [...]

February 21, 2012 // 17 Comments

Severn Trent Warning over Hosepipe Bans

The Severn Trent water company has warned that water restrictions are under review, following the second driest spring since records began. The GMB union has been told that a [...]

June 10, 2011 // 10 Comments

Drought Official in Anglian Region

As has been suspected for a few days, the Environment Agency has today declared a drought in East Anglia. Here’s the Agency’s statement in full: Parts of the [...]

June 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

United Utilities End Hosepipe Ban

United Utilities have announced that they are lifting the hosepipe ban from Thursday 19th of August following recent rainfall enabling water stocks to be replenished. The [...]

August 18, 2010 // 6 Comments

This Year’s Hosepipe Ban – The Facts

Please note this post refers to events in 2010. For information on 2012 view our home page or here: http://www.hosepipeban.org.uk/2012/03/14/hosepipe-ban-restrictions-2012/ [...]

July 12, 2010 // 44 Comments

Hosepipe Warning This Summer

The Environment Agency is warning residents in the North West of England that the area is at risk of drought unless there is substantial rainfall in the next two months. [...]

June 23, 2010 // 12 Comments

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