February 24, 2019

As MPs from both sides the Commons split from their party ranks to form an independent group to challenge the established policy lines, water nationalisation may not top a putative Labour government’s...

February 24, 2019

Among the Labour Party defectors who are poised to set up a new independent political party was  active participant in water sector matters  Angela Smith MP who is highly regarded by the industry....

February 24, 2019

Ofwat will this week (28 February) implement its proposed decision to allow businesses with significant water costs and whose invoices are based on unplanned settlement runs to be back billed by up to...

February 24, 2019

National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) chair, Sir John Armitt, has urged ministers to go further and faster to meet the country’s infrastructure needs.  

Speaking as the Commission published its...

February 23, 2019

Defra s consulting on how best to introduce “conservation covenants” – a new tool to protect the environment, pledged in the 25 Year Environment Plan.

The covenants are voluntary but legally-binding ag...

February 23, 2019

Ofwat, chair, Jonson Cox has written to water industry chairs to flag up that most companies have indicated acceptance of a licence condition enshrining its recently published board leadership, transp...

February 23, 2019

Operator of non-regulated and regulated power, heat and water networks, Leep Utilities, is poised to acquire what is claimed to be the UK’s largest New Appointments and Variations (NAV) company, SSE W...

February 23, 2019

Engineering consultancy, Black & Veatch, has joined forces with Canadian artificial intelligence (AI) developer, Emagin, in a bid to provide advanced operation and asset management control to the UK w...