Man in garden
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Hosepipe bans enforced in drought areas

Hosepipe bans affecting about 20 million customers have been introduced by seven water authorities in parts of southern and eastern England.

People who flout the bans, which follow one of the driest two-year periods on record, face fines of up to £1,000.

Jeremy Cooke meets a group of community gardeners doing everything they can to keep going.

  • 05 Apr 2012
Go to next video: How 1976 drought left Britain bone dry