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Coping with hosepipe bans

On April 5th, seven water companies in England imposed restrictions on hosepipe use. After two exceptionally dry winters, the Environment Agency has announced drought conditions across the south and east of the country, from Southampton to Hull. These restrictions will heighten the debate on how we manage our water resources over the coming decades in the face of growing population and the impact of climate change.

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