Asbestos in water pipe distribution network - inquiry

Ms Katharine Quarmby made this Freedom of Information request to Northern Ireland Water Limited as part of a batch sent to 25 authorities Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Ms Katharine Quarmby

Dear Northern Ireland Water Limited,

I am writing to you under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 to make the following request.

1. Please supply me with the percentage of asbestos cement pipes (ACM) in your water company distribution network, also expressing the figures in kilometres.

E.g. "Water company x has 20% of ACM pipes in its network, which accounts for 1,000km out of a network of 5,000km."

2. Also the dates of when the ACM pipes were installed in your network to the nearest five years, where the information is available. E.g, "Water company x has 20% of water pipes in its network, with 50% installed from 1950-1960, and a further 50% installed from 1961-1971".

3. How many of those ACM pipes have failed from 2017-2021 and a brief description of the incident (s).

Yours faithfully,

Ms Katharine Quarmby

waterline, Northern Ireland Water Limited

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Dear Ms Quarmby,

 

Please find attached NI Water’s acknowledgement of your information access
request of 14 July 2023.

 

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Heather O’Brien

Business Information Support Officer
northern ireland water

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Dear Ms Quarmby,

 

Please find attached NI Water’s response to your information access
request of 14 July 2023.

 

Kind regards,

 

Heather O’Brien

Business Information Support Officer
northern ireland water

Information Management Unit (IMU)

Westland House

40 Old Westland Road

Belfast

BT14 6NT

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Ms Katharine Quarmby

Dear Information Management Unit,

Ref: NIW 2324178

I would be grateful if you could answer the below question re clarifying your answer to Q3.

Please could you provide the pipe failure/repair data in decade bands, ie 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

Yours sincerely,

Ms Katharine Quarmby

Information Management Unit, Northern Ireland Water Limited

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Dear Ms Quarmby,

 

Please find attached NI Water’s acknowledgement of your information access
request of 15 November 2023.

 

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Heather O’Brien

Business Information Support Officer
northern ireland water

Information Management Unit (IMU)

Westland House

40 Old Westland Road

Belfast

BT14 6NT

T: 0345 7440088

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Dear Ms Quarmby,

 

Please find attached NI Water’s response to your updated information
access request of 15 November 2023.

 

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Leah Tumilty

Information Support Officer
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