One in six litres of water wasted before it even reaches our taps

A startling statistic reveals one in every six litres of water is lost before it even reaches our taps. Last year, Anglian Water, who supply the bulk of the east, spent £14million fixing leaks but they still didn't manage to hit their targets.

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Hosepipe ban lifted

A hosepipe ban was introduced in much of the Anglia region in April, after 2011 was the driest year since 1921. The ban was lifted in June and July.