Blockbuster year for drain campaign

Northumbrian Water Wastewater Director Richard Warneford with Dwaine Pipe.
Northumbrian Water Wastewater Director Richard Warneford with Dwaine Pipe.

Northumbrian Water has cut the number of blocked drains by nearly a fifth.

This comes a year after launching its Love Your Drain campaign, with mascot Dwaine Pipe.

Wastewater director Richard Warneford thanked people for their support.