The Water Use (Temporary Bans) Order 2010

Watering plants on domestic or other non-commercial premises using a hosepipe

This section has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

6.—(1) The category of use in section 76(2)(c) of the Act

(a)applies only to the watering of plants which are in an outdoor pot or in the ground, under cover; and

(b)does not include watering plants—

(i)grown or kept for sale or commercial use, or

(ii)that are part of a National Plant Collection or temporary garden or flower display.

(2) In that section—

“domestic or other non-commercial premises” means—


any land, building or other structure used or enjoyed in connection with the use of any of the following which is used principally as a dwelling—


a building or part of a building,


a caravan,


a boat; or


any other land or premises which is not used principally for the purposes of a business; and

“plants” includes plant organs, seeds, crops and trees.