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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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Water saving expert offers advice during drought

Water saving expert Jacob Tompkins speaks to ITV Meridian's Charlotte Wilkins. Credit: ITV News

Water saving expert Jacob Tompkins spoke to ITV Meridian's Charlotte Wilkins about how to save water in the home after hosepipe bans were enforced in parts of drought-hit Britain.

To listen to Mr Tompkins' advice, click here.

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