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    Can anyone advise or has experience of the following: we have a gardening team that comes in x2 a month. Every time they do some new planting, we have issues in watering... there are no ground floor properties with outside taps who can help. We do have an oustide tap which apparently was disconnected; presumably it was only installed for when the development was being built. Managing agent says it's a no-go to get it reconnected as it's not possible. Who could we contact about this? The water company has, in the past, been less than helpful about general leaks so thought I would see if there are any other solutions first or get some information first, before being kept on hold for hours...

    Water companies are usually helpful when there's cash in it for them. I would expect them to put a water supply in (they do for field troughs) but obviously you will be charged for it. Might be cheaper to collect water from gutters.


      You do not have issues in watering, the gardening team has the problem. Tell the Managing agent to tell the gardening team to get a few 5 lt plastic bottles see

      and fil it up with water before they get to you--- SIMPLE.-- COSTS £ 9 AND FREE DELIVERY -- divide it between the flats - even at 4 flats its £ 2.25.

      Or go out and buy one between the flats ( if 20 flats, that's 45 p. - ) , someone fills it up and leaves it outside. ... Again -- simple.

      Your cheque in the post would be appreciated


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