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Anger over water leaks

Hundreds of pipes are leaking Photo: Google

Thames Water is wasting millions of litres of water a day through leaking pipes. The company has now removed from its website a promise to repair leaks in five days.

In just three weeks time, a hosepipe ban will be introduced in the region. Two dry winters have left reservoirs and rivers well below normal levels across the region. But why are there so many leaks?