Metering will save 5ml a day: Southern Water

Southern Water plans to save millions of litres of water by fitting meters with leak alarms

Water meter (credit: Georg Wiora CCA-SA 2.5)Meters fitted with leak alarms will save Southern Water customers five million litres of water per day, the firm estimates.

Southern Water plans to install meters in most of its customers’ homes by 2015. Built-in alarms are triggered when pipes inside or outside a home spring a leak.

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