Yorkshire Water says yes to a ban on plastics in wet wipes

The water company said that manufacturers should cover clean-up costs

Scottish Water boss to step down after ten years

The company’s Chief will resign next year to enable a smooth transition to a new boss

Water firms exiting the market to refund customers

New rules by Ofwat will see retailers return customers’ credit balances in the event of a failure

Yorkshire Water to invest £13m to improve river water quality

The company plans to invest in a range of measures that aim to improve the Wharfe upstream of the bathing water

Anglian Water launches its biggest apprenticeship drive

Apprentices will be hired on completion of the programme

Ofwat urges companies to go further to cut emissions

Carbon reduction should be prioritised over carbon offsetting, says Ofwat

Majority of business customers in water market ‘are unaware of the choice of retailer’

Ofwat’s new report finds the market is working less well for smaller business customers

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges

Nearly 360,000 litres of sewage were discharged into one brook

Ofwat backs nine companies to explore innovative water supply solutions

Projects designed to deliver improved long-term security of water supplies have secured funding

Ofwat untaps measures to combat water firm financing risks

The water regulator plans to raise credit quality and transparency standards