Thames Water, the UK's biggest water company, has said it could lifts its hosepipe ban sooner than expected after wet weather reduced the risk of drought. But South East Water, Sutton and East Surrey Water and Veolia Water Southeast have confirmed their hosepipe bans remain in place
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