UK faces hose pipe BAN as heatwave lasting until August causes water drought

MILLIONS of people are facing a hosepipe ban in north-west England because of the sweltering prolonged heatwave.

United Utilities has announced the "temporary use ban" which comes into force on Sunday, August 5.

The move comes after what is expected to be the longest heatwave since 1976, will affect seven million customers in north-west England.

It will apply to domestic customers who get their water supply from United Utilities, with the exception of customers in Carlisle and the north Eden Valley, where supplies remain at reasonable levels.

Martin Padley, United Utilities water...
source: Daily Star

2018-07-17 03:29
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