The first three kilometres of the Thames Tideway Tunnel are now complete

Tideway has published its latest annual report confirming the project is on schedule to be finished by 2024

Southern Water to cut up to 200 jobs

The water company is currently consulting with its employees

Energy and water customers overcharged by £24bn, says Citizens Advice

Its report suggests ‘misjudgements’ by Ofgem and Ofwat on key decisions meant customers have been paying ‘far too much’ for the pipes that connect energy and water to their homes

Thames Water chief Steve Robertson steps down

The water company has struggled with falling profits, leaks and increasing customer complaints

Severn Trent Water seeks new solutions to reduce energy costs

The water and wastewater company currently uses around 900GWh of electricity per year – which comes at a cost of £100m

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Sugar company launches challenge to reduce water waste from irrigation

AB Sugar has invited people from around the world to submit ideas on how to stop water being wasted in the agricultural sector

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London Marathon runs away from plastic waste and sprints towards seaweed

Skipping Rocks Lab handed out around 30,000 of its Ooho pods filled with Lucozade Sport orange at mile 23

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Water companies commit to triple leak reduction rate

Water UK says companies across England have agreed on a series of pledges to do more to benefit consumers, improve services and safeguard the environment

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Yorkshire Water to break world record for… acoustic ears?

The utility aims to install 34,000 auditory devices into its underground pipe network to listen out for leaks

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Thames Water reassures investors regarding possible Labour future

The utility has added a new clause to bonds meaning investors will be able to quickly get their money back if the utility is nationalised