EU bank loans Severn Trent £530m

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is loaning a UK water company £530 million to support its five-year investment programme. Severn Trent provides drinking water and waste water treatment services to more than 4.3 million homes and businesses across the Midlands and mid-Wales. Under UK water regulator Ofwat’s 2015 – 2020 price review period, around £3.3 billion […]

Scottish Water puts up prices for first time in four years

Water supplier Scottish Water is putting its prices up for the first time in four years this April. The below inflation rise of 2.8% will affect 2.4 million households across Scotland served by the firm such as those in Fife (pictured). The rise has been agreed with the economic regulator, the Water Industry Commission for […]

Amplio turns on buyout taps again

Water treatment and purification firm Environmental Water Systems has been bought by renewable and environmental investment company The Amplio Group. EWS is based in Cheddar and has 38 employees and a turnover of more than £5m. The company designs, builds and supplies water treatment, purification and waste water recovery systems in the healthcare and industrial […]