Water deregulation in England – an aid to navigation

Water deregulation in England – an aid to navigation

The water market in England is deregulating, giving business the chance to tap into savings and other opportunities. Here’s how it will affect your organisation.

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19 July 2018
How many hosepipe bans are on the horizon?

How many hosepipe bans are on the horizon?

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As we move through July, England is set to see its first hosepipe ban of the year as United Utilities issues a temporary order. Affecting seven million people in the north-west, the ban will start on 5 August 2018. This, United Utilities say, will ‘safeguard essential supplies’.

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05 June 2017
English Water Deregulation

English Water Deregulation

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English Water Deregulation: the competitive advantage available for commercial properties The 1st April marked the launch of water deregulation across the country. The move presents a competitive advantage for commercial tenants and landlords who are savvy and take control of their water supply in a similar way to choosing an…

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03 May 2017
Water News – week ending 28th April 2017

Water News – week ending 28th April 2017

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A new pioneering asset management research report commissioned by the UK water industry says that UK water companies will need to significantly increase infrastructure investment – with significant implications for customers’ bills. The report is warning that the estimated effect the additional investment will have on bills will be an…

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21 April 2017
Summary of water news – weekending 21 April 2017

Summary of water news – weekending 21 April 2017

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A brand-new water retailer – Tor Water – has applied to Ofwat for a water supply and sewerage licence. Tor Water is a privately-financed limited company, based in Exeter, which will focus on the South West of England and seeks to provide an “unsurpassed level of customer service at a…

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13 April 2017
Dee Valley Water company take over by Severn Trent

Dee Valley Water company take over by Severn Trent

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More than a dozen workers at the Wrexham-based Dee Valley Water company face losing their jobs after its £84m takeover by Severn Trent. The new owners have undertaken a review and feel there are “areas of duplication” and are, so far, unable to find alternative roles for 14 people. Concerns…

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