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10/07/14Regulator says tap water is now even better
The quality of the water we drink and use for washing and cleaning in our homes has got even better, according to the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI).
13/06/14Water UK publishes 2014 Investor Survey
Water UK has released the results of its 2014 survey of investors, carried out by Indepen.
14/05/14Customer and environment benefits at the heart of the new Water Act
The water industry is ready to take forward the measures in the new Water Act which will bring long-term benefits to customers and the environment.
13/05/14Statement on Water UK Chairman Sir David Rowlands
It is with great sadness that we note Water UK’s chairman, Sir David Rowlands, has passed away after a short illness.
14/04/14Removing barriers to water re-use
Water re-use systems can use rainwater, or treated water from washing, reducing per capita consumption by up to half. However, even developers of environmentally friendly housing schemes say few homebuyers want to install water re-use systems.
21/03/14Support World Water Day 2014
Water UK is supporting World Water Day on Saturday 22 March and is urging as many people as possible to join the campaign and show their support via WaterAid.
15/02/14Water companies’ roles in the emergency response to the floods
Water companies are working around the clock alongside the Environment Agency, local authorities and other emergency services to help minimise the impacts of the floods on drinking water and sewerage services.
10/02/14Water and sewerage bills for 2014/15
Water companies are set to complete a five-year investment programme worth £25 billion, while keeping rises in the average household water and sewerage bill below inflation in 2014/15. In November 2009, a five-year package of investment and prices was finalised and April 2014 sees the final year of that package.
29/01/14How water companies measure leakage
Neither the UK water companies nor the industry regulators use percentage of total supply as a measure of leakage performance, as it is almost always misleading.
27/11/13Water UK and UKOOG to work together to minimise the impact of shale gas development on water resources in the UK
Water UK, which represents the water industry, and the UK Onshore Operators Group, the onshore oil and gas industry’s representative body, are to work together to help minimise the impact of onshore oil and gas development in the UK on the country’s water resources.
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