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Water Fools

by | 6th, April 2006

‘GRASS a benefits cheat. Grass a non income-tax payer. And now you are being urged to grass up people who flout the hosepipe ban and water their, er, grass.

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At the time of writing, 13 million people are banned from using hosepipes on their gardens, cars and colons. And the rules must not be flouted.

But the water companies cannot work alone. They need your help. As the Times reports, people are being encouraged to squeal on “water hogs”.

If you see a neighbour sprinkling a herbaceous border with a hose, call the authorities. Your call is treated in the strictest confidence. And, in an effort to keep pace with the modern world, you can grass a hosepipe user by email.

The Environment Agency has forecast that we could be set for the worst drought in 100 years. Things are not looking good. So do as Three Valleys Water says and file an anonymous report called “Report A Waterhog!”.

In the section marked “irresponsible water user”, you can grass up the man giving his lawn a drink. Tell a tale on that woman cleaning her motor. Snitch on the neighbour giving their insides a quick run through.

Remember to tell the water company how long they have used the water for, what time of day and how

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