Water firms to pay £67m for failing customers

Thames Water and Southern Water will have to return £53m and £46m respectively to their customers

Environment Agency: ‘Certain water companies fall short of their environmental responsibilities’

Last year saw the second-highest number of serious pollution incidents since 2015, a new report suggests

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

Seven areas to be classified as water stressed

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation to safeguard water supplies

Environmental projects secure £1.4m of funding raised by fining companies that broke rules

The Environment Agency says donations to environmental projects are offered to offenders as an alternative to prosecutions

Water company invests £1.2bn to make Nottinghamshire greener

Severn Trent pledges to plant 1.3m trees and take measures to reduce emissions

Severn Trent Water pays £226k for sewage pollution

The incident at Rothley Brook, Leicestershire took place in August 2016 and killed more than 2,000 fish

Ofwat agrees price cuts for water bills with three suppliers

Severn Trent Water, South West Water and United Utilities customers will see reductions of between £18 and £43

Severn Trent Water fined £500k for raw sewage discharge at Sutton Park

Sewage had spread across 1.15 hectares – an area slightly bigger than the size of an international rugby pitch

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 […]