Official announcement Water companies could face legal action after investigation launched into sewage treatment works Major investigation announced by the Environment Agency and Ofwat into sewage treatment works. EA and Ofwat are now looking into all water and sewerage companies to assess the scale of the problem. Any company caught breaching these minimum standards will […]

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Environment Agency launches major investigation into sewage – Guardian commentary Water Briefing: ‘Responses NGOs and MPs have welcomed the launch of the Environment Agency’s and Ofwat’s investigation into sewage treatment works – but criticised the regulators’ action as “long overdue” and for their failure to apologise for the long delay in taking action. EAC – […]

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This discussion paper sets out further detail on our approach to long-term delivery strategies at PR24, following our recent consultation, ‘Creating tomorrow together’, and subsequent engagement with the sector. It sets out our expectations for what companies should include in their long-term delivery strategies as part of the business plan submission for PR24. To help […]

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The Rivers Trust have also teamed up with a number of other organisations, including lead water company United Utilities, to bid for funding for a Catchment Monitoring Co-operative. The partnership was successful in securing £7.1m from OFWAT’s first Water Breakthrough Challenge, to demonstrate how we can build the evidence base we need to transform our rivers. […]

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