Hosepipe ban still in place despite heavy rainfall

Despite saying ‘signs of recovery’ from drought are being seen, a water company is still putting the hosepipe ban in full force. South East Water said the last three months of rainfall, since the ban was imposed, are now reaching crucial water reserves. But the company is still encouraging its 2.1 million customers to ‘keep […]

Temporary water ban confirmed following a very dry March

Temporary bans on water usage have been confirmed following a warm and dry month and will come into effect from Thursday. South East Water had initially put forward concessions to allow watering newly laid turf for 28 days and also to let over 65s use a hosepipe for watering the garden. But following a very […]