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A water efficiency group that includes Waterwise, Thames and SES Water has teamed up with the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) in a bid to banish leaking toilets.
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David Black, who will become Ofwat's interim chief executive next month, has suggested end-of-period adjustments to performance commitments relating to water consumption rather than changing the targets during the period to allow for coronavirus impacts.
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Affinity has announced a new water efficiency campaign that will use social media influencers and connect consumers' water usage with the streams and rivers near their homes.
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Debt Awareness Week has never been more relevant, as the pandemic continues to plunge increasing numbers of families and businesses into financial hardship. Mark Abrams, chief executive of Auriga Services, looks at what the utilities sector has been doing to help.
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Yorkshire Water has changed the way it will operate water network and maintenance services after establishing a Water Services Partnership and awarding £553 million contracts to Morrison Utility Services and Network Plus
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The publication of the Competition and Market Authority(CMA)'s water redeterminations justify why a record four companies sought an appeal. With gains made on all sides Utility Week explores what has been won and lost.
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Shadow environment minister Luke Pollard said the water industry needs fundamental changes to face the climate crisis with a focus on helping customers use less water. He called for a shift in mindset from political leaders, companies and regulators as well as consumers to rethink how natural resources are viewed.
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Affinity has announced a new water efficiency campaign that will use social media influencers and connect consumers' water usage with the streams and rivers near their homes.
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Investment in Northern Ireland's wastewater and drainage systems fell so far behind over the past six years that housing and industrial developments were stalled. As the country's water network awaits the regulator's verdict on spending plans for the next price control, its director of finance and regulation Ronan Larkin discusses the consequences of further underinvestment.
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The potential to improve leakage rates using AI technology is growing. Fido Tech's co-founder Neil Edwards discusses a trial his company ran with United Utilities and the next steps.
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Yorkshire Water has published ideas for investment and regulatory reform to allow the sector to be more flexible in its PR24 business plans and rise to the challenges of climate change and population growth. Utility Week discusses the company's proposal with its director of corporate affairs, Richard Emmott.
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