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December 2008
Utility Week;12/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 30, p7
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The article focuses on the renewed confidence at Thames Water under the leadership of Chief Executive David Owens. In 2006, the British water company experienced difficulties when several customers were banned from using hosepipes and a media campaign was launched against the firm for missed leakage targets. It is stated that there has been progress at the firm since Kemble Water's takeover and Owens' appointment. Thames has addressed the leakage issue and will meet its Office of Water Services (Ofwat) targets again in 2008.


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