Anglian Water fined £156k for sewage pollution

At least a kilometre and half of Grendon Brook was contaminated with sewage over two days in August 2016

Ofwat ‘concerned’ about four water firms’ business plans

The regulator said there is a ‘significant gap’ between its view of efficient costs and the revised proposals of Anglian Water, SES Water, Thames Water and Yorkshire Water

Veolia and Anglian Water target £1m savings

The firms say improved energy management can significantly reduce the water company’s carbon footprint

Anglian Water splashes out on energy storage

It says new solar panels integrated with a storage device will help it reduce its £77 million yearly energy bill

Anglian Water pays £50,000 for polluting watercourse

The company is donating the money to environmental charity Wildlife Trust in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Ofwat proposes payments and penalties for three water firms

Ofwat is proposing payments for water companies that have outperformed and penalties for those that have underperformed. It has launched a consultation, which will run until 20th November, on the proposals to adjust the price control to be applied from April next year. All water companies have committed to improve their performance for 2015/20 based […]

Anglian Water donates £100k after sewage leak

Anglian Water has agreed to donate £100,000 to an environmental charity after it polluted Houghton Brook in Cambridgeshire with sewage. According to the Environment Agency, around 150 fish died when sewage from Ilex Road Pumping Station in St Ives was pumped into the water system for 10 hours via the emergency overflow. The incident in […]

Anglian Water saves £2k a year on borehole pump power costs

Anglian Water is saving around £2,000 a year on a borehole pump’s electricity costs following an energy assessment. The £7,000 project, which is expected to pay for itself within three and a half years, saw the installation of an ABB variable speed drive (VSD) on a submersible pump motor. The borehole is one of two operated by […]

Competition watchdog approves new Wave of water retailer

The joint venture between Anglian Water and Northumbrian Water for non-household retail services has been approved. The two companies proposed to transfer their non-household retail water and sewerage businesses to form a 50/50 joint venture ‘Wave’. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation and cleared the merger, suggesting there is “sufficient competition remaining with respect […]

Water companies join forces for retail market

Anglian Water and Northumbrian Water have teamed up to create a new retailer of water and wastewater services for non-household customers. The deal to create the new business ‘Wave’ has been struck ahead of the retail water market opening in April. More than 1.2 million eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations in England will […]