Ofwat: ‘We have published our final methodology for the 2019 price review (PR19) for the water and wastewater monopoly service providers in England and Wales. The methodology sets out: our expectations and requirements for companies preparing their business plans to meet the needs of their customers from 2020 to 2025 and beyond; how these expectations form […]

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Speaking at the Water 2017 event, Ofwat’s outgoing chief executive, Cathryn Ross said the water sector and other utilities are “ripe for a revolution”. She predicts a “radical shake-up” in how customers will buy utilities and home services. Ross suggested in the coming years customers would no longer have multiple providers for services such as […]

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Reported in Water Briefing, Ofwat says that a crackdown on leakage could save enough water for five cities. The regulator has urged water companies to go “much further” to cut down on leakage and has challenged the industry to save up to 170 billion litres of water a year by targeting leaks. Addressing the issue […]

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Cathryn Ross speaking notes – Moody’s 2017 UK Water Sector Conference, 17 October 2017 Ofwat: ‘Good morning everyone. It’s great to be here. And thanks to Neil and the team at Moody’s for inviting me. When I agreed to talk at this conference I said I’d talk about the challenges and opportunities for companies through […]

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