Defra publish strategic policy statement Water UK Communications: Defra publish their strategic policy statement for the water industry for consultation. This document sets out the government’s strategic priorities for Ofwat’s regulation of the water sector in England. We welcome the move to a more concise SPS which clearly highlights securing long-term resilience and protecting customers […]

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Ofwat’s Cathryn Ross has set out the regulator’s key themes for PR19. The first is customer service, with Ofwat expecting to see a step change from companies, “no longer an analogue service in a digital age”. The second is resilience, where companies should “anticipate and respond to shocks related to networks, ecosystems and communities”. The […]

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The reactions are becoming more considered. Three viewpoints: Cathryn Ross Chief Executive Ofwat on Brexit – Keynote opening address – Water & Wastewater markets, short and long term challenges Richard Laikin PwC   Water Sector Leader, Power & Utilities at PricewaterhouseCoopers – Investment in infrastructure and regulation Nick Mahlo – Aldersgate Group UK should seek to […]

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