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Introducing the National Leakage Research and Test Centre

A new collaborative centre for leakage innovation  

Following a successful Ofwat Water Breakthrough Challenge bid, Northumbrian Water Ltd is leading an exciting plan to build a unique facility to test and work with industry leading experts, academics, research establishments and trade associations to bring to market innovative solutions to tackle leakage and water resilience. The centre is expected to be operational in 2025, and will present the water industry with many benefits.

Fast track ideas to tackle leakage solutions. Work with academic and industry leading experts. Develop, test, refine in one real-life water network location. Obtain industry recognised product certification. Market-ready a product or idea without delays. Supply chain solutions for water industry accredited products.

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