HC Deb 16 September 2004 vol 424 cc1676-7WS
Paddy Tipping

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Fool and Rural Affairs if she will set out the latest water leakage figures, broken down by water company. [188267]

Mr. Morley

[holding answer 14 September 2004]: The Director General of Water Services publishes leakage figures annually in the 'Security of Supply, Leakage and the Efficient Use of Water' reports, copies of which are available in the Library of the House. In 2003—04 total water company leakage, in Megalitres per day, was reported as follows:

Megalitres per day
Anglian 215
Bournemouth and West Hants 22
Bristol 53
Cambridge 14
Dee Valley 10
Dwr Cymru 230
Folkestone and Dover 8
Mid Kent 30
Northumbrian North 160
Northumbrian South 70
Portsmouth 30
Severn Trent 510
South East 69
South Staffordshire 71
South West 84
Southern 92
Sutton and East Surrey 24
Tendring Hundred 5
Thames 945
Three Valleys 150
United Utilities 480
Wessex 75
Yorkshire 295