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Get rid of baths
Do not take baths, take showers. You will save about half the amount of water that you would if you were taking a bath.

No Hosepipe Ban for Havant

Portsmouth Water has announced there will be no hosepipe ban in its service area. But the company is urging consumers to restrain their use or face the possibility of a ban being introduced later. With the garden bedding plants season under way many will be tempted to carry on watering as usual. Drought resistant plants will reduce the need for watering.

Visit the gardeners guild website to find out about drought tolerant plants www.thegardenersguild.co.uk/Drought_Tolerant_Plants.html

Portsmouth Water’s own website www.portsmouthwater.co.uk provides a wealth of information on how to save water. Two consecutive dry winters means groundwater has dropped to levels last seen in 1992.

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