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Water

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many litres of water per day were used on average by domestic water users in each year from 1995 to 2006. (234491)

Per capita consumption figures for England and Wales are reported annually in Ofwat's Security of Supply reports. Average domestic water use per person for 1995 to 2006 was recorded by Ofwat as follows:

Litres/head/day

1995-96

152

1996-97

148

1997-98

149

1998-99

146

1999-2000

149

2000-01

149

2001-02

150

2002-03

150

2003-04

154

2004-05

150

2005-06

151

2006-07

148