Darker nights and shorter days are drawing in but there is still some time left to make sure your gardens and allotments are as water efficient as possible and help the environment as Anglian Water’s David Hartley explains.
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The recent hot weather left gardens parched across the region, and the temptation to water our lawns was great. But water-saving expert David Hartley, from Anglian Water, explains how next time we can all put our watering cans down, and our feet up…
It starts stealthily when you manage to keep a cactus alive. The next thing you know, you’ve got a windowsill of plants that you’d normally have killed months ago - is a newfound ability to garden (a bit) a sign that I’m growing up?
Anglian Water said it was ‘on its game’ as other water companies were singled out for criticism by the industry watchdog for their response to the ‘Beast from the East’ Arctic blast in February and March which left thousands of customers without water.
Residents and businesses in a road in Great Yarmouth that has been hit by flash floods are being leafleted to see if they want to install water butts and raised flower beds for free to mitigate any future problems.