Blackpool Council granted water self-supply licence

It hopes to reduce costs through monitoring and cutting water consumption

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

Water market switching continues steadily

Switching in the non-household retail water market has continued at a steady rate this quarter, with 30,649 switches being made in the last three months. That’s according to a new nine-month update report from Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL), which manages the new market in England. The statistics show this brings the number of switches […]

Marston’s brewer granted self-supply water licence

Brewery and pub retailer Marston’s is to supply its own water and wastewater services after being granted a licence. The company operates more than 1,600 pubs, bars and lodges and is the third firm in England to be given a self-supply licence by regulator Ofwat. That means it will provide its own retail services such […]

Premier Inn owner books self-supply retail water licence

The owner of brands such as Premier Inn, Costa Coffee and Beefeater has become the first hospitality multinational to be granted a self-supply licence in the new water market. With the opening of the retail water market earlier this year, eligible organisations can now self-supply and manage their own water retail services, such as meter […]