PR19 appeals – Ofwat rejects CMA proposals and warns water customers could pay more Ofwat has warned that customers will pay more on their water bills and investors could scoop up the extra as higher dividend pay-outs if the Competition and Markets Authority confirms its position on the price review appeals by four water companies.  The […]

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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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