Definition of hosepipe ban in English:

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hosepipe ban


An official restriction on the use of hosepipes, imposed by a particular water company on its customers during a water shortage: hosepipe bans are already in force across much of the South East
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  • The worst affected area, however, is still the South East, where almost 13 million people are subject to a hosepipe ban.
  • North Yorkshire householders were asked to cut down on watering their parched gardens, or face a hosepipe ban.
  • In the summer I feel there should have been a hosepipe ban.

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