The recent few days of extreme weather with snow followed by temperatures well below zero  has put a strain on our distribution network. Although we have managed to maintain an adequate water supply to all consumers we are losing water from leaks in premises and through the wider network. We are doing our utmost to identify and repair them but in the meantime we are asking every one to use water sparingly.

If you see a leak or even suspect that there is one, pleae contact us straight away.

Although we have the powers to restrict the use of water including a hosepipe ban and a ban on filling swimming pools as well as powers to restrict water use by commercial customers we want to avoid having to use them. If all consumers make a genuine effort to use water responsibly these restrictions will not be necessary.

We have written to your parish council chairmen explaining the situation and have asked them to pass on the message.  We have posted similar notices in public places giving guidance on everyday ways in which water can be saved.

Using water responsibly may save you a major inconvenience. Please help us to help you.

Click here to see and download the notice.

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