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An environmental group has threatened legal action against environment minister Rebecca Pow’s department for not dealing comprehensively with combined sewer overflows.
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Water companies from across the UK as well as supply partners, NGOs and academic groups have been awarded funding for 11 projects from the Ofwat Innovation Fund to tackle shared problems faced by the sector. See the full list as well as the thoughts of Ofwat's John Russell.
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Scottish Water’s decarbonisation strategy works back from the net-zero target of 2045 to establish what needs to be achieved and when – as well as who will pay. As part of our Countdown to COP series, chief executive Douglas Millican talks to Ruth Williams about taking a long-term view and how the company sought public backing for its plans.
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Ofwat is considering altering Tideway's licence to acknowledge the delays and additional costs incurred because of Covid-19. It is consulting on changing the amount customers pay from 60 to 85 per cent of the c.£200million extra that the pandemic is anticipated to have added to the price of delivering the super sewer.
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NI Water is set to reduce its non-domestic water and sewerage charges by an average of 2.7 per cent from April, it announced today.
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Stuart Crisp demands clear, consistent sewer specifications to ensure that future generations are not left to pick up the pieces
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Paul Witton-Dauris spells out the choices facing those grappling with the design and governance of the competitive water market
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Ofwat said today that it was committed to allowing water companies to earn a return on capital linked to RPI for the wholesale part of their businesses. The regulator was speaking as it published its proposed methodology for the next price review, which will have separate price controls for the retail and wholesale parts of the business.
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Water companies spent much less than anticipated on private sewer transfer in the first year, but Greg Beech warns that keeping costs down too aggressively now could cost more in the long run
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Two water companies are raising awareness of sewer abuse through music. Southern Water and Thames Water have both released YouTube videos highlighting what can cause sewer blockages at this time of year. Southern Water said three quarters of all sewer blockages are caused by things that should not enter the system and fat causes some of the worst problems.
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Want holistic wastewater network knowledge within hours? Mike Sanderson explains how to quickly and cheaply get a handle on private sewer assets and how they fit with the wider network
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