#Water bosses in the South and East issue checklist of restrictions for 20m people
#It includes washing cars and boats, filling fountains and cleaning windows
#Those caught breaking the rules face a £1,000 fine
#It follows two years of low rainfall that's left reservoirs at record low levels
#Predictions of more dry weather has led to fears of even more restrictions
Water companies unveiled an 11-point diktat last night to stop 20million people from beating a hosepipe ban.
As the drought-hit South and East of the country faced drastic restrictions on consumption, bosses issued an extensive checklist to prevent households from exploiting loopholes.
It includes a ban on using a hose or sprinkler to water plants, wash a car or boat, fill fountains, swimming or paddling pools, or to clean patios, driveways or windows.
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