For most of our region, today marks the start of a hospipe ban. Millions of us now face restrictions on how we can use water. Anglian Water and Veolia Central are the two suppliers here who've have applied the ban, some areas are still unaffected - but that could soon change. Malcolm Robertson's been to the Norfolk village of Filby for day one..
Veolia Water Central - which covers Herts, Essex, Beds and Bucks - has announced it is lifting its hosepipe ban with immediate effect.
Three of the UK's biggest water companies have lifted hosepipe bans which have been in place since April.