Anglian Water deploys drones to protect birds

The technology aims to protect ground-nesting birds from the noise of construction work

Water bills forcing customers into hot water

Nearly 41% of customers are worried about money over the next six months, Ofwat new research shows

Pennon buys Bristol Water in £814m deal

Bristol Water supplies drinking water to an estimated 1.2 million customers

Wessex Water takes full ownership of Albion Water

It has bought the remaining 49% stake in Albion Water, which has sites in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Essex and Kent, serving around 4,000 customers

Severn Trent trials new technology to reline water pipes

It is expected to provide greater protection and reduce the number of leaks and bursts

Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution

More than 1,100 fish died after untreated sewage was released into a local stream in 2016

United Utilities to sell stake in Estonian water company for £87.6m

It is United Utilities’ last remaining non-regulated international business activity and is being sold to a consortium led by its existing partner, the City of Tallinn

Water bills drop by a drip! £2 saving from April

Water bills are estimated to be at the same level as a decade ago

NI Water warns it is ‘sinking’ due to ‘chronic underfunding’

The utility warns the country’s failing wastewater infrastructure is unable to take new connections from new homes and businesses, leading to inadequate environmental protection through increased sewer flooding and pollution

Water companies issue warning after record-breaking consumption amid heatwave

Water demand in some parts of the UK has reached a ten-year high, threatening to leave customers without supply