About us

THE WATER REPORT is renowned for its accurate reporting  and informed analysis of regulatory, policy and competition issues in the UK water sector.


Get what you pay for

It is a paid-for, subscription-only publication – there are no free copies outside trial subscriptions and our renewal rate has remained above 97% since our launch in 2014.




We focus exclusively on the UK water and sewerage industry, providing thorough reports and in-depth research and features on topical issues.



We specialise in coverage of policy and regulation in the body of the magazine and have a dedicated section – Competition Watch – to keep readers up to date on retail and upstream competition developments. 


To-the point

Every Monday we provide an online bulletin – The week in water –with to-the-point reporting of the week's top stories in water sector regulation, policy and competition.

Who reads it
  • All UK water companies – WASCs and WOCs at board and senior management level

  • Water retailers accounting for more than 95% of the business customer base, at and senior managemen level

  • Economic and quality regulators  – UK and overseas – at board level

  • Government departments 

  • Trade bodies – UK and overseas

  • Consumer and other interest groups and NGOs

  • Major non-household customers

  • Investors and financiers

  • Infrastructure and supply chain companies 

  • Advisors and other service providers including consultancies, law firms, and recruitment companies

  • Overseas readers – including national regulators