September 30, 2018

THE WATER REPORT editor Karma Loveday has called on advocates of public ownership of the water sector to provide evidence for their proposal to put the debate on a sound footing. And regulatory expert...

September 30, 2018

At its conference last week, the Labour Party confirmed water would be the first sector to be returned to public ownership should it win the next election, and published two papers fleshing out some d...

September 30, 2018

Water companies individually, and collectively through Water UK, last week submitted details to Ofwat of how they are improving their response to future extreme weather related events.

The trade body r...

September 30, 2018

The Irish Water Board has lifted the last its  Water Conservation Order restrictions.

The board said a review of the data showed a reduction in demand, with sufficient water resources and a return of r...

September 30, 2018

The Water Industry Commission for Scotland has published two more decision papers, supporting its Strategic Review of Charges 2021-27.

The two new releases deal with meeting long term investment needs...

September 30, 2018

United Utilities has predicted growth in its underlying operating profit at the half-year mark despite a hike in operating costs arising from the exceptional period of dry weather in the summer. The c...

September 30, 2018

Water and waste group Pennon has issued a trading statement reporting  its South West Water subsidiary as continuing to produce a “strong operational and financial performance, with a focus on efficie...

September 30, 2018

Anglian’s director of strategic growth and resilience, Jean Spencer (pictured), is taking up the post of independent chair of the new National Water Resources Framework steering group, having recently...

September 30, 2018

DEFRA's director for floods and water, Sarah Hendry (pictured), is to leave her post in mid October to take on the role of director general of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), a member...