Water companies in England and Wales reduced the amount of water lost to leakage by nearly 160 million litres of water (Ml/d) a day. This is equal to the daily needs of around one million domestic consumers.
Figures released by Ofwat today reveal that for 2006-07 overall leakage fell:
* from 3,575 Ml/d in 2005-06 to 3,420 Ml/d;
* and by 65 million litres a day more than the industry target of 3,485 Ml/d. [read more...]