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UK Water Treatment Facts 😍🌊💰

3.4
(16 votes)
10 questions
English
Have you recently been infected with E. coli at your local beach? Take this quiz and find out what may be the cause of this troublesome little issue! 🤗🦠
1

How many discharges of raw sewage into UK waterways were there in 2022?

0 —
399864
— 400000

Hard  16% got this right

2

What percentage of UK rivers pose a serious risk to human health?

0 —
75
— 100
percent

41% got this right

3

In the 2021/22 financial year, how much money did UK water companies pay out to shareholders in dividends?

0 —
965000000
— 1000000000
£

38% got this right

4

How much money did UK water company CEO’s take home in the 2021/22 financial year?

0 —
16500000
— 20000000
£

76% got this right

5

What do the red circles on this map represent?

Total hours of raw sewage discharge

Cases of illness due to sewage discharge

Number of people using sewage networks

Number of water company shareholders in local area

Hard  21% got this right

6

1,420 Hours of sewage dumping occurred in the Thames from Apr-Dec 2022. What was the figure for Apr-Dec 2023?

0 —
6590
— 10000
hours

47% got this right

7

In March 2024, has Thames Water pledged any money towards a joint £180m investment to prevent sewage spills?

No

Yes

70% got this right

8

In 2022, Thames Water had debts of £15b due to private investment failures. How much profit did they extract that year?

0 —
1000000000
— 1000000000

Hard  32% got this right

9

In September 2023, Thames Water was one of several water companies ordered by Ofwat to pay back customers for what?

Poor Performance

Bad luck when gambling

Environmental damage

Public health failings

Hard  16% got this right

10

In December 2023, Thames Water appointed Chris Weston as its new chief executive. How much may he be paid in 2024?

0 —
2250000
— 3000000

69% got this right