The average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales for 2016-17 will be £389 – an increase of £2 (less than 1%) compared with the previous year. The increase is in line with the 5-year plans developed by every water and sewerage company after extensive consultation with customers and confirmed by the industry regulator, Ofwat, in 2014.
Water UK has published the first in a series of reports on the role of drinking water and the nation’s health, to raise awareness of the benefits of tap water for health and hydration. This research paper explores the current landscape of the water sector, health and hydration science.
Water companies are committed to helping households by charging stable and affordable prices. Ofwat’s report on affordability and debt (Tuesday 1 December) shows that companies are offering more support than ever to customers in need.
Now in its 16th year, the Water UK City Conference on Wednesday 2 March is the foremost financial event for the water sector, bringing together the industry's leaders with regulators and government bodies, investors, analysts, ratings agencies and City institutions to discuss future finance and investment.