Ofwat consults on self-supply licence regime

The regulator believes the process could be “better tailored” to reflect the differences in the information it does and does not need for self-supply licences

How will the water market deregulation affect you?

  ELN speaks to the head of Water Plus following the official opening of the retail water market in England. More than 1.2 million eligible businesses, public sector organisations and charities can now choose who they pay for their retail water and wastewater services. Sue Amies-King told ELN the savings on water bills won’t be […]

Water market operator CEO steps down

The Chief Executive of the retail water market operator will be stepping down from his role this summer. Ben Jeffs joined Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) in June 2015 to lead the delivery and operation of the central market operating system and processes that will enable the water market to function from 1st April. MOSL […]

UK Government confirms retail water market will open in April

The UK Government has confirmed the retail water market will open as planned on 1st April. That’s means more than 1.2 million eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations in England will be able to choose who they pay for their retail water and wastewater services. According to official figures, the open market is estimated […]

Veolia-Business Stream team up to enter retail water market

Waste management firm Veolia and Business Stream, a Scottish Water company, have joined forces to enter the non-household water retail market. From April, more than 1.2 million businesses and public sector organisations will be able to choose who they pay for their retail water services in England. The two companies will work together to provide […]

Ofwat seeks views on TPI code of practice principles

Ofwat is seeking views on its proposed principles for voluntary codes of conduct for third party intermediaries (TPIs) in the business water retail market. It comes as 1.2 million businesses, charity and public sector organisations in England will be able to choose who they pay for their retail water and wastewater services from April. TPIs, […]

Severn Trent-United Utilities to merge business retail water service

Severn Trent and United Utilities (UU) have joined forces to combine their non-household water and wastewater retail businesses. The joint venture (JV) will serve non-household customers when they are able to choose their retail water supplier from April 2017. The two companies will combine their customer-facing activities including sales, customer service, business strategy and credit […]