Mr Sandman added: "When you consider we have 350 megalitres
of sewage a day flowing through the treatment works, it is essential it continues to operate efficiently in order to ensure the Mersey stays clean.
Mr Edis said the company had reported a loss of an estimated 340 megalitres
Mr Edis said it had reported an estimated 340 megalitres
per day of water loss while the true figure was 514 megalitres
Buckton Castle Water Treatment Works (WTW), based in Mossley, near Manchester, supplies up to 50 megalitres
of water a day to over 120,000 people in the Tame Valley.
35 000 megalitres
of water and used 2 400 000 hectares of land.
OFWAT set it a target of saving 269 megalitres
a day, down from 188 megalitres
, and the company achieved 260 megalitres
in the period 2000/1.
The maximum operating level of the dam is 40 megalitres
, although it is currently around 35 megalitres
, although with the operation of the on-site Water Treatment Plant this amount is expected to be reduced over the coming months.
Yet, 'Barrick uses up to 15 megalitres
of water (equivalent to 15 Olympic swimming pools) every day.
Building five pipelines large enough to carry 1,100 megalitres
of water per day from the northern Pennines to London would cost up to pounds 15 billion, the report says.
9m water and electricity customers in North West England, said it reduced its leakage level by around 50 megalitres
a day to 470 megalitres
a day last year.
The historic release on August 29--an extra flow of around 38,000 megalitres
annually--represents the first step of a 10-year commitment to return up to 28 per cent of the original flows to the Snowy.