Ofwat exposes weak financial resilience of certain water firms

The regulator found that SES Water, Yorkshire and Southern show lower levels of financial resilience

More than 2,000 sewage treatment works under scrutiny by ‘major’ investigation

Water companies found in breach of rules could face fines and prosecutions

Nearly 22% of Brits ‘would cut back on food to be able to pay their water bill’

A further 41% of people would shower less often to reduce their water bill, says a new survey

Ofwat announces £40m Water Breakthrough Challenge

It will open on 6th May 2021 and aims to encourage collaborative and innovative initiatives that help tackle the biggest challenges facing the water and wastewater services

Ofwat consults on what the water sector should look like by 2040

It has launched the ‘Future Ideas Lab’, where ideas can be submitted on how the regulator could evolve the price review to meet the challenges faced by the water sector

Ofwat sets out water reforms proposals to rebuild public trust

Environment Secretary Michael Gove welcomed the proposals and agreed stepping up demands from water companies on transparency around dividends and profits

Water regulator Ofwat’s chief to step down

The head of water regulator Ofwat is to step down later this year. Cathryn Ross will be leaving the organisation to take up a senior role in the private sector “unconnected with the water industry”. Ms Ross, who was appointed as Chief Executive of Ofwat in October 2013, successfully led the regulator through a significant […]