December 21, 2019

From the new year, the penalties paid by trading parties who fall short of expected standards in the business retail market could be used to fund market improvement projects, rather than be recycled b...

December 21, 2019

Ofwat has confirmed its support of MOSL’s business plan for 2020-21.

The move – what seems like a clear signal to wholesalers and retailers to get on board with MOSL’s agenda rather than try to frustra...

December 21, 2019

Nature-based solutions should be at the forefront of international efforts to tackle climate change. That was a key conclusion of a new paper – a collaboration between Natural England, UK Centre for E...

December 21, 2019

Village Hotels has applied for a self supply Water Supply and Sewerage Licence.

The hospitality chain currently has 30 hotels across the UK with more to open over the next few years. 

Ofwat’s consultati...

December 21, 2019

The Environment Bill made a comeback in the Queen’s Speech on Friday. This features provisions on water resource management as well as air quality, nature recovery and waste/resource efficiency.

Her Ma...

December 21, 2019

DEFRA has announced it will publish a summary of responses to its 2019 consultation on personal water use by 31 January 2020. 

It received 324 responses from a wide range of stakeholders to the paper w...

December 21, 2019

On Friday, Moody’s put 12 water companies and two water holding companies on review for downgrade following the publication of Ofwat’s PR19 final determinations last Monday. It warned that some compan...

December 21, 2019

A “significant under spend” of funds available under a government initiative to boost UK apprenticeships is thwarting water industry efforts to meet its growing demand for new, skilled workers accordi...

December 16, 2019

Ofwat this morning unveiled a PR19 final determination package featuring a lower cost of capital than at the draft determination stage, teamed with an expanded investment programme, and some moderatio...

December 15, 2019

The Consumer Council for Water has launched a consultation on its draft Forward Work Programme in England and Wales for 2020-23.

The watchdog has laid out three “strategic ambitions”:

  • fair charges t...

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