Water firm attributes new hosepipe ban to rise in home working

Hosepipe ban by South East Water has been linked to increased water demand from remote workers

South West introduces hosepipe ban with £1k fine for water use

A hosepipe ban has been extended to most of Devon, affecting around 390,000 homes

Britons urged to stop flushing the loo every time to save water

A senior water executive at Thames Water has urged Britons to consider not flushing the toilet after urinating and taking shorter showers to reduce water consumption

Ofwat to crack down on water company executive bonuses

Ofwat plans to ensure customers don’t fund executive bonuses that aren’t earned through company performance

Yorkshire lifts hosepipe ban

The water company introduced a hosepipe ban in August

Thames Water posts £398m profit

The water giant saw its profits rise despite a jump in leaks during the drought

Thames Water lifts hosepipe ban

The water company imposed the measure three months ago

Water company to pay customers to restore its reservoirs in Cornwall

South West Water has launched a customer incentive scheme to help reservoir levels recover in Cornwall

Water firms urged to be ‘creative’ in setting out bill cutting measures

Bills for homes with water butts or permeable driveways could be lowered under new plans

Anglian unveils details of new Lincolnshire reservoir plan

The company has confirmed the proposed location for the £1 billion project