Water companies in England hit record high in pollution incidents

There has been a surge in pollution incidents from water and sewerage assets in England, reaching the highest level since 2019, according to the Environment Agency

South West Water’s owner powers ahead with renewable acquisitions

Pennon Group has acquired three new solar projects which are predicted to generate over 95GWh of electricity annually

Probe launched into South West Water’s leakage data accuracy

Ofwat has initiated an enforcement investigation into South West Water, probing the reliability of reported leakage data

Anglian Water slapped with £2.6m fine for discharging sewage in the North Sea

The Environment Agency officers uncovered Anglian Water’s monthly discharge of waste water equivalent to three Olympic swimming pools into the North Sea

South West Water fined £2.1m for pollution offences

The company has received the ‘largest ever’ fine for environmental offences in Devon and Cornwall

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

Ofwat: ‘Water companies letting down environment’

Serious pollution incidents have risen from 2021 – and £132m in fines have been issued

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

Cornwall’s ‘first hosepipe ban in 26 years’ to be introduced next week

The temporary water use ban will come into effect next Tuesday

‘Water companies’ pollution performance hits new low’

The Environment Agency claims the level of serious incidents and low ratings has never been so bad