August 26, 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called for urgent research into the health impacts of microplastics, as it released analysis of current data on micro plastics in drinking water, which it described...

August 26, 2019

The way in which proposed changes to the market codes are accepted or rejected by the Panel has been changed. 

On 23 August, Ofwat implemented a new voting mechanism. From now on, a "Simple Majority pl...

August 26, 2019

Ofwat has said it will not publish further Company Monitoring Framework assessments because it is evolving its approach to performance monitoring.

In an information notice (IN 19/04), Ofwat explained i...

August 26, 2019

The water sector is "well prepared as possible" for a no-deal Brexit according to a well-placed source. Companies have taken action to stockpile storable treatment chemicals.The most significant risk...

August 26, 2019

Moody’s last week changed its outlook to negative from stable on SES Water, while affirming its Baa1 rating. 

The rating agency explained the downgrade was tied to Ofwat’s PR19 draft determination.

SES...

August 26, 2019

Business Stream has appointed Douglas McLaren to the newly created role of chief operating officer (COO). 

McLaren (pictured) will join Business Stream on 30 August, from Castle Water where he was its...

August 26, 2019

Liberal Democrat leader, Jo Swinson, has unveiled her new Shadow Cabinet with Wera Hobhouse (pictured) leading Climate Change and Environment. Ed Davey couples Business Energy and Industrial Strategy...

August 26, 2019

River basins that cross international borders provide water to 40% of the global population but cooperation in water management is non-existent in more than 65% of them and in the rest it is “often in...

August 26, 2019

Anglian Water and Northumbrian Water subsidiary, Essex & Suffolk Water, have announced the organisations that will take part in their new, collaborative innovation event in Ipswich over three days in...

August 17, 2019

A spike in complaints to the Consumer Council for Water – mostly relating to the business retail market – meant it struggled to meet its targets on closing complaints in 2018/19 – and for the first ti...

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