Key figures of the water industry in England & Wales 2019-2020

Throughout England and Wales, there are more than 1,000 water treatment works that produce drinking water with an average quality rating of 99.96 percent. Water pipes owned by water companies stretch 346,000 kilometers, connecting more than 26 million properties. Between April 2019 and March 2020 there were approximately 47,000 pipe bursts, with an average of 2,954 million liters of water leaked each day during this period.

Key figures of the water and wastewater sector in England and Wales in 2019/20

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

April 2019 to March 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures were taken from multiple links found in the discover water dashboard

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