If we want revenue assurance to be taken seriously at the very highest levels, we must be prepared to incentivize senior executives for targets such as leakage
prevention, detection and recovery," said Geppert.
WATER companies Dwr Cymru and Dee Valley met the leakage
reduction targets set for them by industry regular Ofwat.
Severn Trent Water is the only water company to miss the industry leakage
reduction target, according to new figures released by the regulator yesterday.
But Helen Lennox, of Scottish Water, said: "We have already started to tackle leakage
This may be due to the distinct interdigitated fill pattern obtained with CORTOSS, which may reduce the risk of leakage
and emboli while employing a "start-stop" technique and precision delivery.
But United Utilities says that it has more than halved its leakage
figures in the last 15 years and eventually the exercise will stop being value for money for its customers.
A major contributor to air leakage
is the airflow through the gaps between the floor panels.
Earlier this month Ofwat punished Thames Water for its 895 Ml/d leakage
rate by ordering the firm to plough pounds 150 million into improvements.
Ofwat has carried out an investigation into the leakage
estimates and said it is now satisfied that the company 'has a robust and audited set of data and has started to reduce its leakage
towards economic levels'.
SUI, a medical condition which affects approximately 30 million (1 in 3) American women over the age of 18(i), is attributable to a decreased urethral sphincter muscle function (at the bladder outlet), whereby accidental urine leakage
results from an increase in abdominal pressure.
To a question, he said that many complaints were received from the public regarding leakages
in the bulk supply lines of 72 inches and 84 inches diameters near General Coloney.
These analyses further indicate that air leakages
can occur at the same rate irrespective of the cooling loads in the racks, and therefore, have a little impact on the rate of leakage
and performance of the hot aisle containment systems.