Possible Economic Impacts of Covid on the Water Sector Ofwat, Water UK and selected water companies have set up a working group to collaborate on increasing their joint understanding of how Covid-19 is impacting the water sector, how the sector can best respond and the potential impact on stakeholders. The organisations will work collaboratively to […]

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First round of its innovation fund launching in January Ofwat has established a £200 million innovation fund to encourage innovations that will transform water and wastewater services in England and Wales. From 2021 we will be running at least two competitions that water companies and others can enter with their innovations. A £2 million ‘Innovation […]

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The Environment Agency has launched a new consultation on the draft Water Resources Planning Guideline it has prepared for the water companies to use in drawing up their Water Resource Management Plans(WRMPs). The last version of the water resources planning guideline was an update in 2017 – since that update the Agency has significantly revised […]

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The Regulators’ Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID) has published its forward work programme for 2020-21. Made up of the three water regulators – Ofwat, Environment Agency and Drinking Water Inspectorate – RAPID was set up in 2019 to identify and address issues relevant to the development of joint infrastructure projects and to analyse the […]

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