Ofwat has given its backing for 15 projects on the £500 million programme being overseen by the Regulators Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID) to progress further. Ofwat has published draft Gate 1 decisions on these strategic water resource schemes, which have been put forward by Affinity Water, Anglian Water, Cambridge Water (South Staffs Water), […]

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Link to Defra press release Proposals include To introduce a tiered approach for including actions in the WINEP To better incorporate long-term planning in the development of the WINEP To clearly establish dependencies between the WINEP and other statutory planning frameworks To increase the use of catchment and nature-based solutions to meet statutory obligations To […]

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Four long-term strategic priorities that Ofwat should encourage in the water industry 1. Protecting and enhancing the environment: Ofwat should drive water companies to be more ambitious in their environmental planning and delivery to contribute towards the priorities set out in the 25 Year Environment Plan. Ofwat should drive water companies to improve their day-to-day […]

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