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

Got an innovative tech to tackle water issues?

United Utilities has launched its second Innovation Lab to test, develop and demonstrate new products or services

Monster fatberg found in Liverpool sewer

United Utilities says it is the biggest ever fatberg discovered in the North West

Sniffer dog team get ruff and ready on leaky pipes

United Utilities is using two spaniels to pinpoint problems in its network

United Utilities calls off hosepipe ban in England

It may still need to introduce it at a later stage if dry weather continues

United Utilities applies for three drought permits

It has warned of a ‘severe water shortage’ due to the lack of rainfall

AI tech to help water firm cut power costs by 10% a year

It will enable the continuous monitoring and management of electricity demand and generation across United Utilities’ sites

Water firm United Utilities unveils 10-year green fleet plan

It aims to eliminate the use of diesel and support ‘home-produced energy’ instead

United Utilities fined £3,500 for highway safety breach

A water supplier has been ordered to pay £6,500, including costs, for breaching highway safety precautions in Cheshire. United Utilities Water pleaded guility for failing to ensure its works were adequately safeguarded, causing pedestrians to use a busy highway with passing traffic, to manoeuvre around the works. A street works inspector from Cheshire East Council […]

United Utilities fined £666k for raw sewage pollution

United Utilities has been ordered to pay £666,000 for polluting a river with untreated sewage effluent in Greater Manchester. The Environment Agency took the prosecution against the water company after sewage polluted the River Medlock, which had a significant impact on fish population and water quality over four kilometres. A member of the public initially […]