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Swimming and Paddling Pools (Updated)

We’ve been receiving a LOT of questions regarding the filling of domestic swimming and paddling pools (or the topping up of). It also appears that certain water companies have shifted their stance on this. Therefore we’ll now try to explain the situation as it stands today 28/05/2012 and we’ll update in the future. No water more… Swimming and Paddling Pools (Updated)

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Gardening Businesses Now Exempt But Bans Continue

Water companies have announced that landscaping, turf and gardening businesses were made exempt from the hosepipe ban after it was confirmed that record rainfall had reduced the severity of the ongoing water shortage in the South and East of England. Turf growers and commercial gardeners will be able to water newly laid turf and plants more… Gardening Businesses Now Exempt But Bans Continue

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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 hosepipe ban affecting 20 million people in south and east England remains in place. Although this has been good for farmers, gardeners, fish more… Wettest April but Hosepipe Ban Remains

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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 Midlands. The agency suggests domestic users in those new areas will not be badly affected, but warned that farmers and the environment as a whole more… Drought Now Affects Half Of England

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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 publicity as possible, the water companies lay their judgement upon us. All under the threat of “£1000 Fine” for those who don’t obey. How more… The Great Hosepipe Ban Swindle

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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 enough to be able to lift the hosepipe bans. Although rainfall would be welcome, most of any that comes will evaporate due to normal summer heat more… Hosepipe Ban Will Last All Summer

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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 prepared to go along with in the interest of preserving what water we have? Or do you believe water companies and the government could do more… Will You Stick To The Hosepipe Ban?

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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 should people be taken to court for ignoring the ban? Perhaps you feel you couldn’t be so mean to ‘dob in’ a neighbour? Or more… Would You Shop A Neighbour?

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Veolia Water Southeast Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 28/03/2012 This is the statement Veolia Water Southeast have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on Veolia Water Southeast’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part of our more… Veolia Water Southeast Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

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Veolia Water Central Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 28/03/2012 This is the statement Veolia Water Central have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on Veolia Water Central’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part of our more… Veolia Water Central Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

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South East Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 29/03/2012 This is the statement South East Water have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on South East Water’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part of our more… South East Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

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Sutton and East Surrey Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 31/03/2012 This is the statement Sutton and East Surrey Water have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on Sutton and East Surrey Water’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part more… Sutton and East Surrey Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

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Southern Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 27/03/2012 This is the statement Southern Water have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on Southern Water’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part of our site which more… Southern Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

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Anglian Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012

Updated 26/03/2012 This is the statement Anglian Water have made regarding their hosepipe ban water restrictions starting on April 5th 2012. We will now use this page as the definitive guide on Anglian Water’s restrictions and exemptions. Please therefore refer back here if you have seen something contradictory on another part of our site which more… Anglian Water Hosepipe Ban Restrictions 2012