This is contained in a statement signed by Umar Adamu, spokesman of the corporation on Wednesday in Bauchi.
He said that the corporation had detected and sealed two illegal connections supplying water to about 60 facilities in Bauchi metropolis.
The spokesman said, “The corporation has concluded arrangements to deploy leakage detection equipment with a view to detecting illegal connections on its installations.
“All nocturnal connections will henceforth be detected at the point of connection and with utmost immediacy. ”
According to him, the corporation is working in collaboration with security agencies to curb pipeline vandalism in the state.
Adamu said that the corporation had arrested suspected vandals, adding that they would soon be prosecuted.
He called on the people of the state to desist from sharp practices and report suspected cases of vandalism on water installations to appropriate authorities.
“Water pipeline vandalism is subjecting unsuspecting consumers to untold hardship.”