May 19, 2019

DEFRA last week reported good progress had been made in reforming abstraction management and that it is largely on track with scheduled future actions.

The department published a statutory abstraction...

May 19, 2019

Water UK said 6m pension pots would be hit by the Labour Party’s leaked plans to take water firms back into public hands for a cut price, and that less than a third of people support the move given th...

May 19, 2019

The Consumer Council for Water has called on Ofwat to consider tougher sanctions for poorly performing retailers after business customer complaints rose again in the final quarter of 2018/19.

There wer...

May 19, 2019

Ofwat’s campaign to strengthen water companies’ corporate governance continued last week with a move to make the adoption of its new board leadership objectives compulsory.

The regulator is consulting...

May 19, 2019

Northumbrian Water is conducting trails with a smart sensor device that is placed inside the toilet cistern without the need for a plumber  to identify potential issues with a customers' water supply...

May 19, 2019

Labour has unveiled a proposed restructure for a publicly owned UK energy networks that would combine power and gas transmission operation under a national body – the National Energy Agency (NEA) – an...

May 19, 2019

Welsh Water has reported its carbon emissions down to a fifth of its 2011 figure.

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water said it had reduced its operational emissions had by 79% since 2010-2011, which, it said was...

May 19, 2019

Northumbrian Water has appointed Dr Angela MacOscar in its new post of Head of Innovation.

The role is “to make innovation business as usual' right across the water company,” Northumbrian said.

Physical...

May 19, 2019

The Scottish Parliament’s response to the declaration of a climate emergency by Westminster will be “the world’s most stringent legislative targets” according to  MSP , Roseanne Cunningham.

Cunnin...

May 19, 2019

SES Water managing director, Anthony Ferrar, is to retire this autumn.

Ferrar (pictured) has been with SES for 11 years since joining the company from Bournemouth Water where he had been finance direct...

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