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Hosepipe bans come into effect

Hosepipe bans in parts of drought hit Britain have come into force since midnight. Southern Water, South East Water, Thames Water, Anglian Water, Sutton and East Surrey, Veolia Central and Veolia South East are to enforce restrictions.

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Hosepipe ban 'will last all summer'

Hosepipe Ban Uk says the current ban on using hosepipes in the south and east of England will last for the rest of the summer.

The group have just started a twitter group to enable people to stay up to date with the details of water restrictions in their area.

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