Gove promises to look at water abstraction rules as farmers feel the heat

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2nd August 2018 By Peter Tremayne Environment secretary Michael Gove has promised to do “whatever it takes” to maintain food supplies, following a “drought summit” called by the National Farmers…


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  1. I really don’t understand why lawn sprinklers and other wasteful water usage aren’t banned during a drought and why more isn’t done to encourage water saving shower heads etc. Our water wastage in this country via power showers etc is criminal.

    • I think you will find the amount of water lost via leaks dwarfs all other usage. The water companies attitude to this problem is criminal.

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