East of England faces unprecedented water challenges, study finds

The East of England is the most challenged region, grappling with water scarcity, rising temperatures and an influx of over 720,000 residents in the next two decades, according to a new study

Thames Water to slash 300 jobs in bid to tackle £14bn debt

The water supplier is set to cut jobs, primarily in its retail and digital divisions, as part of a broader effort to enhance financial stability

Ofwat welcomes £4.6bn investment in the water sector

The water sector has received £4.6 billion in additional investments since 2020, bolstering financial resilience and supporting future investments

Wales & West Utilities secures funding for green hydrogen electrolyser

Wales & West Utilities has secured funding from Ofgem’s Strategic Innovation Fund to develop green hydrogen electrolyser prototypes

Thames Water allocates £500k to aid vulnerable customers

Thames Water has allocated an additional £500,000 for its Thames Water Trust Fund, aimed at supporting vulnerable customers and organisations providing financial advice services

Water company ‘admits to prolonged sewage spillage’

A new BBC analysis raises concerns of prolonged sewage discharges by Welsh Water

Ofwat proposes changes for improved customer service

Ofwat is consulting on potential modifications to water companies’ licences to introduce customer-focused principles, aiming to enhance customer service

Ofwat: Water suppliers must repay £114m to customers

The water regulator has ordered water companies in England and Wales to refund customers due to widespread underperformance

Major UK water firms accused of illegal sewage discharges

Three major water companies in the UK are suspected of engaging in illegal sewage discharges even when it wasn’t raining

Ofwat cracks down on exaggerated energy costs in companies’ plans

The water regulator has warned firms against overstating energy costs in 2025-30 plans due to concerns of inaccurate projections amid rising wholesale energy prices