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Water Disconnections

Volume 227: debated on Monday 28 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list by year for the last five years, and by water authority the number of (a) domestic and (b) industrial water disconnections made.

The Water Executive, which is part of the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland, is the only water authority in Northern Ireland.The water supplied to a property which is used solely for domestic purposes is not metered and is not subject to disconnection for non-payment of an account.Information on industrial premises is not held separately and the figures for commercial, industrial and agricultural premises are as follows:

Number
1988408
1989292
1990258
1991385
1992211