Northern Ireland Water has admitted that the hosepipe ban it imposed this summer had exceeded its powers, as it tried to prohibit activities the organisation had no powers to ban under existing.. Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published
The first summer hosepipe ban to be ordered in Northern Ireland in 23 years remains in place. After a week of sunny weather and very little rain, NI Water has said it cannot treat water quickly enough..
But United Utilities, which supplies 7 million people in the north west of England, warned there was still a possibility of restrictions if more rain did not arrive in the coming weeks. Credit: MailOnline - Published
North west water supplier United Utilities has called off its hosepipe ban because "recent rainfall has gone some way to helping with water supplies," despite predictions of a second heatwave. Credit: Independent - Published