Speech from Rachel Fletcher – A greener water sector: How can our water companies leave a positive legacy for future generations? Institute of Water Environment Conference, 7 November 2018 Thank you very much for the opportunity to come and speak today on such a vitally important topic and one which is so very close to […]

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The water industry has submitted plans to Ofwat that detail how companies intend to address the shortcomings identified in their handling of the “Beast from the East”. A Water UK report can be accessed here and Thames Water’s report is available here. It follows widespread disruption to the network in the aftermath of the freeze/thaw […]

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Water sector regulators call on water companies to do more on resilience Defra, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate and Ofwat have sent a joint letter to the water companies calling on them to do more work on building resilience in water resources management in England. The regulators say that “ambitious and co-ordinated leadership” across […]

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Measures to deliver deep cuts in household water demand require greater leadership and collaboration   Water Briefing: ‘Rob Lawson, Water Resources Director at Artesia Consulting explores the issues around Ofwat’s recent report on the long-term potential for deep reductions in household demand in the context of current AMP7 business planning. Rob Lawson: Ofwat published their report on the long-term potential […]

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