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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Water UK response to the Public Accounts Committee report on regulation of the water industry.

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  1. Household water and sewerage bills for 2016-17
  2. Hydration and health - report
  3. Water company support for customers
  4. City Conference 2016
  5. Water UK response to PAC report
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    Water companies are contributing expertise and perspectives to inform the debate on the future of the water sector, in partnership with all the sector's stakeholders.

  • baby wipe being pulled out and bag and bin next to it

    What goes down the sink and the wastepipes matters. Flush and pour the wrong things and we bring sewer flooding and river pollution which costs millions of pounds each year...

  • Building site - walls and scaffolding

    Water companies are playing their part in the development of performance standards to help speed up the building of new homes in the UK.

  • tap water pouring into glass

    Water is essential to human health but we often take it for granted. Water helps to maintain hydration and allows the body to function effectively.