Former National Grid Director joins Ofwat Board

Helen Campbell has been appointed as an Executive Member to Ofwat’s Board and will serve as the Senior Director for Sector Performance, responsible for enhancing water company performance

Ofwat cracks down on water company executive pay

The regulator will apply the recovery mechanism from next year to block customers from covering inappropriate executive bonuses and will continue to report on bonus reviews annually

Ofwat pressures water firms on environmental pledges

The water regulator has urged water companies to demonstrate their commitment to better service and environmental improvements in the next 12 months

Water suppliers seek £156 bill increase

UK water companies seek approval for a £156 annual bill increase by 2030 to fund upgrades and address sewage issues

‘Thames Water investors could lose everything’

Experts caution Thames Water investors that if they withhold further funding and the company goes into administration, they risk losing their entire investments

Government prepares for Thames Water collapse concerns

Officials are reportedly considering the adoption of a similar administration regime, akin to the one implemented during the collapse of Bulb, for Thames Water

Companies face fines for neglecting storm overflow monitoring

Ofwat has introduced measures to enforce monitoring of storm overflows and impose penalties on companies failing to meet spill reduction targets

Water firms urged to take immediate action on open data

Despite the widespread public support for water companies opening their data, little progress has been made in terms of opening datasets, according to Ofwat

It’s probably impossible to weatherproof the water network, says Ofwat chief

According to Ofwat Chair, Iain Coucher, the cost of weatherproofing the network would be so high that it would be prohibitive

Thames Water customers allegedly forced onto smart meters

The water supplier reportedly installs some smart water meters without telling households