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Thu April 5, 2012
Drought Means 20 Million People In England Can't Use Hoses
Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 7:50 am
The words "hosepipe ban" popped up in a lot of headlines today, and since we'd never seen that phrase before we wondered what was going on.
It turns out that 20 million people in south-east England, including London, have been told they can't use hoses to water their gardens, wash their cars, fill their pools, clean their patios and a variety of other things (the BBC has a Q&A on what's allowed and not allowed).
If you get caught using a hose, "there's a $1,600 fine," Larry Miller tells our Newscast Desk.