TITLE

Hosepipe ban rules to be tightened

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;10/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on hosepipe ban rules in Great Britain. Announcing that legislation on hosepipe bans is to be updated, environment minister Phil Woolas described the existing law as outdated, inconsistent and illogical. Rules in force in 2007 are more than six decades old and only ban the use of hosepipes for washing private cars and watering gardens. The new rules will prohibit the use of hosepipes for a range of activities such as operating ornamental fountains, cleaning patios, and filling swimming pools.
ACCESSION #
33124417

 

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