Comments : All hosepipe bans now lifted - no surprise there!

Posted: 09/07/2012

After the wettest June since records began in 1910 and the Met Office issuing red warnings for severe flooding across the country, the last four hosepipe bans have finally been lifted.

Sutton and East Surrey Water, South East Water, Veolia Water Southeast and Veolia Water Central have now removed all hosepipe restrictions, just in case you still need to water your garden plants.

Anglian Water, Southern Water and Thames Water removed their hosepipe bans last month after double the average rain fell during June.

The seven hosepipe bans were implemented at the beginning of April after two very dry winters which left some ground water supplies and rivers as low as the 1976 drought.

If you would like to read Pali’s previous blogs detailing the change from drought to flooding in the UK, please click on the links below;

Hosepipe ban set for parts of the UK but wont effect the Olympics

Drought warnings lifted after wettest April on record

Three Major companies set to lift their hosepipe bans

West Wales & South England floods make insurance agreement difficult

Rain, rain go away, come back… When flood insurance has been secured

And finally, if we suddenly experience a summer this year, here are Some simple water saving tips!

Amanda McGovern, Pali Ltd

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