Hackers try to poison US town’s water supply

The cyber attack on a water treatment plant in Florida is being reportedly investigated by the FBI

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

Time to tighten the taps on water retailers

Since the business water retail market was deregulated in April 2017 many water consumers are still struggling to receive accurate invoices.

European bank helps Bajans get cleaner water

Funding will help modernise water supply and sewage systems on the island, leading to energy savings

World population facing water stress ‘could double by 2050’

Even if the world does meet international climate targets, the number of people exposed to water stress could still rise by 50% by 2050, a new study warns

‘Water sector could feel more pressure in post-coronavirus era’

That’s the suggestion from Josh Gill, CEO at Everflow Group who spoke to ELN about how the pandemic is affecting the water market

‘Parts of UK could run out of water in around 20 years’, new study warns

The demand for water in England is estimated to ‘exceed supply by between 1.1 billion and 3.1 billion litres per day by the 2050s’

New US water recycling project ‘will provide 32% of a city’s total water supply’

The project will be the first operating advanced water purification facility in San Diego County

Water
Ofwat revokes Tor Water’s licence

It comes after South West Water told the regulator last month that it has terminated Tor Water’s wholesale contract due to ‘a series of outstanding undisputed payments’

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Ofwat: Customer compensation should go up if taps run dry

The regulator aims to make the compensation arrangements ‘fairer, faster and more hassle free’