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Anglian is tendering for partners under the direct procurement for customers (DPC) scheme to deliver a £100 million treatment plant as part of its transfer project to move water from north to south
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Utilities consultancy Reson8 explores how to reduce carbon emissions by 12 per cent from commercial vehicles by making scheduling more efficient. This could cut the fuel needed for journeys to save time, money and carbon.
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Efficiency challenges in PR19 have made water companies closely examine parts of their business where improvements can be made. For Welsh Water this included overhauling its approach to asset maintenance by using data to be proactive, not reactive.
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The Covid vaccine rollout has shown the power of trusting local actors to achieve a national target. The same could be true of the energy transition. As part of our Countdown to COP series, David Blackman explores ways of driving net zero forward at grassroots level.
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Consumer organisations tell Utility Week how they want utilities to respond to customers' needs in the next 20 years.
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Customers don't want to wait until 2015 to start paying private sewer costs. Deryck Hall explains why, and sets out what else customers told CCWater about last October's sewer transfer.
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Water companies are reluctant administrators of affordability policy. Karma Ockenden reports the findings of the latest Utility Week senior executive panel survey. Nearly two-thirds of senior executives on Utility Week's high-level panel (see box) have joined the likes of the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) and shadow water minister Gavin Shuker in condemning the government's decision to leave responsibility for dealing with water poverty to water companies.
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The average water bill in England and Wales is expected to rise by 0.5 per cent above inflation to £376 in 2012/13.
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Making water companies responsible for social tariffs is "not good enough", the shadow water minister told an online round­table hosted by Utility Week. Gavin Shuker MP said he would look into the feasibility of a national scheme to help customers in need.
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