Millions affected by hosepipe ban
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What does the north-west England hosepipe ban mean for you?

A hosepipe ban is coming into force in the north-west of England on 5 August, affecting about seven million people.

United Utilities (UU) said the temporary ban would "safeguard essential supplies".

But what are the dos and don'ts of a hosepipe ban?

  • 18 Jul 2018