Yorkshire Water Announces 40% Leakage Reduction Target by 2025

Article Date: 19th December 2017

Yorkshire Water has announced an ambitious package as it looks to reduce leakage by over 40 per cent by 2025 and become one of the leaders in the water industry.

Implementation of the plan starts with immediate effect – the announcement comes as industry regulator Ofwat has sets new targets for water companies to reduce water lost by billions of litres per year as part of the upcoming Price Review in 2019.

Yorkshire Water said it would commit “significant and material investment” over the next two years to reach the target. This includes recruiting fifty new front-line leakage inspectors, together with using new detection technology and data.

The reduction in leakage is part of a wider plan to transform the performance of the company, which will also significantly shorten any interruptions to customers supply and also see many fewer pollution incidents.

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This was posted by future water association in Industry News

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