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

Thames Water pledges to become ‘carbon-negative’ by 2040

The water supplier plans to achieve this goal through waste-to-energy, solar and heat recovery schemes

Thames Water appoints new Director for renewables boost

The appointment aims to underpin the company’s net zero target for 2030

Thames Water fined £4m after ‘catastrophic’ sewage spill

Around 79m litres of untreated sewage sludge escaped across an area of around 6,500 square metres – it took 30 people a day for almost a month to clean up the sludge, which was said to be ankle deep in places

Thames Water ties with British Gas on water saving drive

The partnership will see British Gas offering its plumbing and drainage services to Thames Water’s customers

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

New era for London drinking water after £20m IT upgrade

The new system monitors operations of the five big treatment works in London and more than 200 other facilities

Thames Water hits half a million smart meter milestone

Its rollout, which currently covers London and the village of Haslemere, near Guildford, is the biggest smart water meter programme in the UK

Thames Water customers report thousands of sewer blockages using new online tool

Since the launch of the online tool in October 2020, more than 6,800 blockages have been reported and raised, with a record 2,100 in February 2021 alone

Plans for ‘England’s first’ poo-powered heating scheme unveiled

More than 2,000 homes in Kingston could soon be heated using sewage