Hose-pipe Ban

  denali 11:28 22 Jul 07

Anyone any idea when the new hose-pipe ban comes into force?

  Pine Man 11:32 22 Jul 07

Probably later this week - just in case!

  Blackhat 11:33 22 Jul 07

Sunny day with 22+ celcius on Tuesday, so possibly Wednesday?

  Taff™ 11:42 22 Jul 07

Just been banned in Gloucestershire click here No baths either!

  crosstrainer 11:43 22 Jul 07

Week, due to the fact that we give you all our water, and despite the fact that we are up to our necks in water, and about to climb on this thng.

click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:55 22 Jul 07

The main treatment plant for Gloucestershire is flooded and the reservoirs of treated water are nearly empty. We expect supplies to be cut off this afternoon. All the local supermarkets have run out of bottled water.....some people are over-reacting somewhat/eyes raise.


  Eargasm 12:09 22 Jul 07

'ONE pound a week will supply water for an entire village in Tanzania', says Oxfam. So how come United Utilities charge me £35 a month for my three bedroom semi?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:12 22 Jul 07

Workers in the UK are paid 'slightly' more than workers in Tanzania. Also people in Tanzania are unlikely to use anything approaching a peson in the UK uses...think flushing toilets and 2 showers a day etc.


  Eargasm 12:14 22 Jul 07

Er..... sorry GANDALF <|:-)> it was just my poor atempt at humour.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:21 22 Jul 07

It was my poor attempt at justifying economic variation ;-)0


  denali 13:01 22 Jul 07

GANDALF <|:-)>. Sorry to hear about your impending problem (just heard it on the news) My posting was obviously tongue in cheek knowing full well the seriousness of the situation. I wish you well.

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