We bring people together to create better policies for the future of water


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Speech by Pamela Taylor, Water UK Chief Executive, Water UK Innovation Hub, Tuesday 16 June 2015

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Tap water in the UK is among the best in the world and worth looking after. Unlike the frozen ready-meal or new dress or suit, there are no care instructions supplied with water. This consumer guide shows how to keep water in top condition and avoid problems that can affect taste and quality.

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Following widespread consultation with developers, self-lay companies and their representative organisations, water companies have introduced a new set of standards for the provision of water and sewerage infrastructure for new homes and other construction projects.

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Water bills on average comprise less than 1% of household expenditure, and water companies continue to help all hard-pressed UK households by charging stable and affordable prices.

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  1. Future of the water sector
  2. Innovation and resilience
  3. Looking after water in your home
  4. Water companies confirm adoption of standards to speed up building of new homes
  5. Support for UK households who are struggling to pay
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    These pages explain more about our everyday use of water - the amount we consume, ways to cut waste and reduce your water bill and the importance of extra measures to save...

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    Landlord TAP is a website that gives landlords and managing agents of properties in England and Wales a quick and easy way to provide water companies with details of those...

  • The Water UK Annual Leakage Conference will once again bring together member companies, regulators, government agencies, manufacturers and the wider supply chain to explore...

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    The water industry sees its environmental responsibilities as a core part of its role. This is why water companies continue to invest billions of pounds each year to protect...