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Three water firms set to lift hosepipe ban

Three water companies in southern and eastern England say they are lifting hosepipe bans.

Anglian Water, Southern Water, and Thames Water will lift their restrictions from midnight on Wednesday.

The restrictions were introduced across southern and eastern England in April, but record rainfall across England followed through May and June.

South East Water, Sutton and East Surrey Water, Veolia Water Central and Veolia Water Southeast have confirmed their hosepipe bans remain in place due to low levels of groundwater.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

  • 13 Jun 2012
  • From the section UK
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