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Water Companies: Standards

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what measures he is taking to ensure that water companies reduce leakages from water pipes. (144201)

Leakage targets are set, monitored and enforced by the Economic Regulator, Ofwat, which also determines the regulatory action needed when companies fail their leakage targets.