Scottish leakage levels remain high

September 2008
Utility Week;9/5/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that levels of leakage in Scotland remain at twice the English and Welsh average, according to Ofwat's annual international comparison report. The daily average across Ofwat's territory in 2006/07 was 141.3 litres per property. In Scotland, daily leakage was 404.3 litres per property. In 2006, the first year of the current charging period, Scottish Water reduced leakage by 100 million litres per day after it was allowed significant expenditure to tackle the problem.


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