Extreme weather events drive up Affinity leaks

A long hot summer and plunging December temperatures caused significant increases in the number of burst pipes Affinity Water repaired through the year. Year-on-year, teams repaired 256% more leaks in August and 196% more in December when two extremes of weather impacted pipes. Teams worked around the clock, utilising digital sensors and AI to detect problems in the network.

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