United Kingdom: Take an ‘egg timer’ into the shower say water companies as South East declared in drought

Telegraph: Residents are being sent waterproof "egg timers" so they don't linger in the shower, in attempt to preserve dwindling waters stocks by reducing consumption. Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary, was forced to declare drought in the most populated area of Britain after two dry winters in a row left reservoirs dangerously low and fish dying in rivers. The Anglia region was already in drought, meaning more than half of the population of the UK faces hosepipe bans in a matter of weeks. ......

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