Water for Life
This report from Defra is worth a re-read. In 2011 it stated:
‘The average age of a London sewer is 63 years old. Between 2000 and 2008 just over 3000km or 1 per cent of public sewers in England and Wales were replaced or rehabilitated. That reflects the condition assessments made by sewerage undertakers as reflected in the Price Review settlements for each company. However, at that rate it will be about 800 years before the whole system is covered which suggests that at some point we or future generations will need to increase that rate of investment if those networks are to contribute to function at the same standard’.
Did you know that over £100bn has been invested in our water infrastructure since privatisation? nuron supports these infrastructure investments by delivering fibre sensing technology, enabling smarter financial and operational decisions for wastewater operators.
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