The third round of Ofwat’s innovation competition –Water Breakthrough Challenge – has opened, encouraging innovation and collaboration to transform water services with up to £38 million available in funding.     The Water Breakthrough Challenge, run by Ofwat in partnership with Challenge Works, Arup and Isle Utilities, aims to encourage initiatives that help to tackle […]

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Many water companies provide discounts to developers to incentivise building new homes that use less water and avoid letting surface water enter the public sewer system. To ensure water companies are doing what they can to incentivise developers, Ofwat reviewed the current incentives offered to developers. Ofwat has released a review of water companies’ environmental […]

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From Ofwat Ofwat is today releasing new figures that shed light on the water industry’s performance on reducing leakage. The provisional figures show that three quarters of the companies are meeting their leakage targets and some have reduced leakage by more than 10% over the past two years. Ofwat has strongly pushed companies to cut […]

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We’re all too aware that climate change is a present reality, not least with the drier, hotter summers and increase in flooding. Add the growing pressure from population growth and economic development, and you can clearly see why there is concern about the impact on water supply resilience. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) estimated that new water […]

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