Thames Water fined £4m for 30-hour waterfall of sewage discharge

The incident is believed to have killed approximately 3,000 fish

More than 2,000 sewage treatment works under scrutiny by ‘major’ investigation

Water companies found in breach of rules could face fines and prosecutions

Nearly 22% of Brits ‘would cut back on food to be able to pay their water bill’

A further 41% of people would shower less often to reduce their water bill, says a new survey

Water companies to pay for low customer satisfaction rankings

Thames Water has to pay nearly £16.7 million and Southern Water £4.9 million for poor customer satisfaction

Ofwat provisionally approves Thames Water’s £600m resilience spend

The money, half of which will be funded by shareholders, will be spent to reduce leaks and bursts and upgrade hundreds of kilometres of water mains

Not switching water supplier ‘could drain £300m from businesses’ budget’

A new study finds that just 15% of the UK’s businesses have switched water supplier

Thames Water to pay out £11m to businesses over bill failures

Ofwat found the data used to calculate the invoices for nearly 14,000 water supply points were incorrect, which resulted in some business customers being overcharged

Water bills forcing customers into hot water

Nearly 41% of customers are worried about money over the next six months, Ofwat new research shows

Water industry opens taps for £2.8bn into green recovery

An initial £850 million in Ofwat funding is set to support green investment plans across the UK’s water sector

Ofwat announces £40m Water Breakthrough Challenge

It will open on 6th May 2021 and aims to encourage collaborative and innovative initiatives that help tackle the biggest challenges facing the water and wastewater services