Hosepipe bans to be lifted

Hosepipe bans in place since April are to be lifted by three of the UK's biggest water companies.

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Avid gardener says further hosepipe ban is 'ironic'

Avid gardener Barbara Lucas describes the continued hosepipe ban from South East Water as "ironic". She says everything is "so dripping wet" that that she can't touch anything in the garden.

ITV News asked Mrs Lucas what the weather has been like:

As a local resident, Mrs Lucas lives within the South East Water patch where current groundwater levels remain very low and therefore the water restrictions will remain in place.

For more information see ITV News Meridian.

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