BBC: Water companies have damaged trust, regulator Ofwat says. High levels of payments to bosses and investors by water companies have damaged customer trust, the regulator Ofwat has said. It has published new rules that will force firms to explain how executive pay is linked to performance and to prioritise customers’ interests. Companies paying dividends […]

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Scope of the inquiry The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry will consider how well the water industry serves consumers and the environment, how innovation can be encouraged and whether current regulatory enforcement mechanisms are fit for purpose. Further, it will consider the potential benefits of regulatory divergence post-Brexit. Terms of reference: Regulation of […]

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Ofwat: ‘This information note provides an overview of the individual representations produced for each company’s draft water resources management plan 2019 (WRMP) in our role as a statutory consultee and identifies the common response themes and areas of challenge. Executive summary WRMPs provide an overview of water companies’ resilience to drought and the investment required […]

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