Defra: There has been widespread coverage this morning following Ofwat setting out a major package of investment to signal a new era for what the water sector delivers for customers and the environment. This has been covered in the Financial Times, Guardian, Mirror, Independent, Telegraph, Daily Mail, BBC, ITV and Sky News. Proposals unveiled   involve water […]

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Ofwat has published its draft determinations for three fast track firms. from WaterBriefing Following the publication of Ofwat’s draft decisions on business plans put forward by United Utilities, South West Water and Severn Trent, 7.9 million households in the North West, South West and Midlands could see their water bills fall by as much as […]

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A recent Parliamentary debate in the House of Commons on the future of the UK water sector saw calls for the water companies in England to be based on the Scottish Water public sector model or the Welsh Water ownership model with “democratic public ownership” via new consumer and employee trusts. Gareth Thomas (Harrow West) […]

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OFWAT Initial assessment of plans We set high expectations for water companies at PR19. We pushed them to go further than ever before, improving efficiency, customer service and resilience. We asked them to share financing gains with customers and to ensure that dividend and executive pay policy is aligned to delivering for customers. We asked […]

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