Ofwat publishes Regulatory Accounting Guidelines for reporting of emissions From Ofwat In our ‘Consultation on regulatory reporting – Responses document’, and the accompanying Information Notice (IN 20/08), we provided notice of, and reasons for, changes relating to how we would like companies to report on their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions for 2020-21. This document reiterates […]

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George Warren, Senior Policy Officer in Climate Change Adaptation & UK Susdrain SuDS Champion 2020 It’s all about small distributed #SuDS!!! Those whom know me will be familiar with me constantly banging on about the need to deliver small #SuDS at scale and how important it is that delivery organisations are able to unlock the […]

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From Defra A joint industry-government group established last year to tackle river pollution has today (22 January) agreed a new objective to prevent damage from storm overflows. The Storm Overflows Taskforce – made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK – has agreed to set […]

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From Defra The chief executives of fifteen water companies met today (8 September) with Environment Minister Rebecca Pow, who challenged them to do more to protect the environment and safeguard our water supplies. Representatives from Ofwat, the Environment Agency, Natural England, Water UK, The Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) and the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) […]

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According to new research, billpayers under the age of 24 have a more positive overall perception of the water sector than customers in other age bands. Research published in Echo Managed Services’ Generation Z Report: A new wave of customers for water companies found that the demographic scored water companies highest for being responsible, ethical and authentic. […]

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Exclusive in the Guardian “Water firms discharged raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019” Newspaper highlights how untreated effluent flowed into waterways for more than 1.5m hours, whilst England’s privatised water firms have paid £57bn in dividends since 1991. Water companies in England discharged raw sewage into rivers on more than 200,000 occasions […]

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Through Water UK, water companies in England have launched a major project to design the plan that will help deliver their world-leading goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030. The water industry is the first industrial sector in the UK, and one of the first major sectors in the world, to commit to […]

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From Water Briefing UK regulators publish customer performance scorecards for water, energy, telecoms and banking sectors The UK Regulators Network (UKRN), has published customer performance scorecards for the water, energy, telecoms and current banking sectors. The UKRN, the Consumer Council for Water, and UKRN members FCA, Ofcom, Ofgem and Ofwat have been working together to […]

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