Swimming pool owners, those with large gardens and those in areas prone to droughts should be moved onto water meters as a matter of urgency, with companies using satellite images from Google Earth and aerial photographs to ascertain heavy water users.
These are just some of the recommendations put forward by Anna Walker, a leading civil servant, in her 220-page interim report into domestic water bills, commissioned by the Department for the Environment.
It warns that all families should brace themselves for "substantially higher" water bills over the coming decade, as Britain's water supply steadily falls because of climate change.
Lavatories with large cisterns and large shower heads should be banned from being sold
The report also believes that everyone in the south east, south west and areas of low rainfall should be moved onto meters, potentially pushing up bills for large families substantially.
It seems that as soon as the sun put his hat on nowadays out come all the climate alarmists. Does anyone remember last summer? Washout springs to mind.
It's just so nice to know the state will use any old hypothesis to recommend the further erosion of our civil liberties.