Following the industry agreement (through Water UK) to achieve net zero emissions from English water companies by 2030, several water companies have set out plans to get there. The plans highlight progress on energy efficiency, renewable generation, demand management, sequestration schemes and more, but also rely heavily on purchasing renewables and offsetting.

Read the plans of Thames Water and Yorkshire Water.

Meanwhile, United Utilities has become the first UK water firm given gold standard stamp of approval for carbon targets. South East Water is the first UK water company to create a 25 Year Environment Plan (

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