HL Deb 25 July 1969 vol 304 c1206WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

To state the total hardness of the public water supply of West Hartlepool C.B., Hartlepool M.B., South Shields C.B., Tynemouth C.B., and Gateshead C.B. for the years 1950 and 1960 or at the nearest date for which figures are available.


The figures of total hardness (mg/1) shown below have been given to my right honourable friend by the three statutory water undertakers whose limits of supply include the local authority areas in question.

1950 1960
West Hartlepool C.B. 565 405
Hartlepool M.B. 565 425
South Shields C.B. 330 292
Tynemouth C.B. 70 99
Gateshead C.B. 124 134

House adjourned at a quarter past twelve o'clock for the Summer Recess, until Monday, 13th October, 1969 (except for Judicial Business).