Monday, 25 July 2011
Hosepipe and Horse-pipe Bans
In rain-lashed Britain we are only two minutes away from experiencing either a drought or a flood. If you look out of your window and it’s a downpour, you can assume the hosepipe ban on watering your garden is temporarily on hold – there’s enough to go round. Maybe even enough for a flood. If it’s drizzling, the drought threat level escalates from amber to red. We’re edging into the territory of a watering can ban. If it’s sunny, something like a sponge ban. (CLICK ON 'Read more' LINK, BELOW)
Another, smaller, way we could save water is by painting less with watercolours. Or, as well as the recommendation made in times of water shortages of bathing with a friend, why not take a bath with an enemy? Keep your friends clean but your enemies cleaner.