Hosepipe

Water Companies Not Forced To Fix Leakage Despite Drought Fears

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK

Almost half of water companies have not been set stricter leakage targets before 2015 despite the country's worst drought in 25 years. Eight out of...

Hosepipe Ban Comes Into Force

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Millions of householders across southern and eastern England will be banned from using hosepipes from today as drought grips parts of the country. ...

What’s the True Cost of Water?

Dr Rose Timlett | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Rose Timlett

Sometimes, we just take it for granted that we can turn the tap on and there it is, but what happens when the rivers run dry? This may sound a little dramatic - but then, so does a UK drought and hosepipe ban in spring.

'Severe Drought' Set To Spread Across Britain

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Drought is set to spread to more areas of the country if dry weather continues this spring, the Environment Agency has warned. Well-above average r...