This is a brilliant idea. Not only could the dog detect water leaks, they might actually be able to detect contaminated water in distribution systems. Click here to read the full article.
A water company is hunting leads on burst pipes by deploying Britain’s first sniffer dog trained to hound down water leaks.
Snipe, a 16-month-old cocker spaniel, has undergone weeks of training by ex-military personnel to detect problem pipes by sniffing out tiny amounts of chlorine in tap water.