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24/03/2012 at 16:41
24/03/2012 at 16:46

the water in 1 of the water butts has developed a coveing of green slime, which now has 'bubbles' in some areas as well.

Is it ok to use for watering plants or should I dump all the water and clean out the butt?

24/03/2012 at 23:47
It's just because the water been stagnant , stick a couple of drops of washing up liquid in and it will be fine!
26/03/2012 at 11:19

if it were me I`d empty it as its in full sun.. clean it & put back..

26/03/2012 at 18:51

I would empty it and clean the butt thoroughly and if you can move it to a cool and shady part of the garden. If yourwater butt collects grey water ie from your household taps then I recommend using a water butt treatment to keep it scum free, HOZELOCK WATER TREATMENT is good.

Hope this helps

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