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Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System

Address 235 North Centre Road Suite 200, London, ON, N5X 4E7, CA
Phone 519-930-3505
Fax 519-474-0451
Email [email protected]
Website www.watersupply.london.ca/default.htm

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When watermains in distribution systems spring a leak, the result is usually a relatively minor inconvenience to businesses and residents who might see some excess water on roads and lawns and in the worst situations, a bit of basement flooding. When a major transmission line fails, the amount of water released can be catastrophic, due to the larger-diameter pipes used and the high water pressures involved, which can sometimes be triple the pressure found in a typical watermain and up to 100 times the volume of water.