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{{Quote|The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive. Cars that were usually gleaming stood dusty in their drives and lawns that were once emerald green lay parched and yellowing — for the use of hosepipes had been banned due to drought.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Quote|The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive. Cars that were usually gleaming stood dusty in their drives and lawns that were once emerald green lay parched and yellowing — for the use of hosepipes had been banned due to drought.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
   
Due to drought, the '''use of hosepipes was banned''' in [[Little Whinging]] during early [[August]] of [[1995]].<ref name="OP1">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 1 (''Dudley Demented'')</ref> The [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] were known to have cheated this ban on occasion.<ref name="OP2">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 2 (''A Peck of Owls'')</ref>
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Due to [[heat wave|drought]], the '''use of hosepipes was banned''' in [[Little Whinging]] during early [[August]] of [[1995]].<ref name="OP1">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 1 (''Dudley Demented'')</ref> The [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] were known to have cheated this ban on occasion.<ref name="OP2">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 2 (''A Peck of Owls'')</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==

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"The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive. Cars that were usually gleaming stood dusty in their drives and lawns that were once emerald green lay parched and yellowing — for the use of hosepipes had been banned due to drought."
—Description.[src]

Due to drought, the use of hosepipes was banned in Little Whinging during early August of 1995.[1] The Dursleys were known to have cheated this ban on occasion.[2]

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