Thames Water is lifting the hose pipe ban tomorrow, 14 June. It must have been difficult for water companies to justify maintaining the ban for so long in what is commonly accepted as the wettest drought ever. However it was important for water reserves to be replenished to adequate levels to ensure supplies through the summer and autumn.
The timing of Thames Water's adverts in today's local Midweek Chronicle and Reading Post is off, but such is life.
The following article in today's Reading Post needs no comment from me. Click on it for a larger copy.