The regulators of the water sector and government have urged the industry to go beyond the goals of PR19 and the Public Interest Commitments to play a bigger role in a green recovery. It came as the secretary of state for the environment signalled a fresh approach to green policy – one which came in for criticism from campaigners for a lack of clarity.
To limit any unnecessary contact the Drinking Water Inspectorate has suspended water testing at domestic and commercial properties while it encouraged companies to bolster operational checks to ensure drinking water sources are clean and safe
EA's deputy director of water resources has been named as the managing director of the inter-regulatory group RAPID that will work to overcome current barriers to major infrastructure projects in the English water sector.
A year after writing to water companies urging them to collaborate to build resilience, the regulators jointly write again setting out expectations and reflecting on achievements of the past 12 months.
Water infrastructure alliance RAPID said there has been a lack of participation from companies in the north to submit proposals to move resources around the country to address deficit and surplus issues.
The Drinking Water Inspectorate has outlined its position and principles of future arrangements to ensure that consumers of public water supplies continue to have access to safe and clean drinking water after Brexit.
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