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Families are warned they will have to stop using tap water on the garden and take shorter showers as climate change threatens more droughts Industry regulator Ofwat wants dramatic changes in how people are using water  It comes as the average person now uses about 140 litres of water every day Government experts believe it must fall to 100 litres by 2050 and then 70 litres The strategy document does not explain how people will be expected to cut use

By Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:41 BST, 4 May 2019 | Updated: 00:41 BST, 4 May 2019

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Families may have to stop using tap water on the garden and take short showers under radical plans to halve usage.

Industry regulator Ofwat is warning ‘the way we use water needs to change’ not just during a drought.

It has published a draft strategy to protect supplies in the face of climate change and the rising population.

Families may have to stop using tap water on the garden and take short showers under radical plans to halve usage. The strategy document does not explain how people will be expected to cut their usage [File photo]

Families may have to stop using tap water on the garden and take short showers under radical plans to halve usage. The strategy document does not explain how people will be expected to cut their usage [File photo]

Ofwat wants dramatic changes in how people use and

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