HC Deb 08 November 1966 vol 735 cc247-8W
54. Mr. John Hall

asked the Minister of Power what is the average gallonage of water pumped to waste from coal mines in England and Wales each year; and what is the average pumping cost per ton of water.

Dr. Bray

During the year ending 31st October 1965 nearly 88,000 million gallons of water were extracted from N.C.B. mines in England and Wales. Costings are not available.

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