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Piping being laid (credit: South East Water)

Water companies have delivered on their promise to compile and deliver a key set of developer service standards that can be used to compare performance across the industry. This will underpin their commitment to support and help accelerate the Government’s house building programme by providing greater transparency to help drive improvements in service levels and performance.

glass of water on hand

Once again the excellent quality of our drinking water has been confirmed via the DWI results for England and Wales. This year’s Chief Inspector’s report also took the opportunity to reflect on the scale of the improvements over the past 25 years.

brightly lit marble against dull marbles - bright idea

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

looking after water2

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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  1. Water companies deliver on their developer services standards promise
  2. Drinking water: a journey to success
  3. Future of the water sector
  4. Innovation and resilience
  5. Looking after water in your home
  • tap filling glass

    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...

  • Landlord tap logo

    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...

  • Leakage detection team SE Water

    The annual Leakage Conference in October brings policy and regulatory perspectives from Ofwat, the Environment Agency and CCWater in an event that will see water industry...

  • 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.