‘Vast majority’ of iron mains replacement on hold

The coronavirus lockdown has forced gas distribution networks to suspend most of the iron mains replacement programme. Howard Forster, chief operating officer at Cadent, said pipes are only being replaced if they pose a significant risk to safety, but this work is “finite” and “diminishing”.

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