Water companies in the UK are committed to protecting our environment. The UK water sector works closely with regulators to ensure the continued delivery of environmental benefits.
The environmental regulators that the water sector works with are:
- England - Defra and The Environment Agency
- Northern Ireland - DAERA
- Scotland - Scottish Environment Protection Agency
- Wales - Natural Resources Wales
The regulators in the UK are committed to supporting our environment by regulating water quality and protecting public health, whilst working with the water sector to help support the industry.
Defra - Enabling resilience in the water sector
The report sets out plans to support the long-term resilience of the water sector in dealing with pressures like climate change and a growing population.
This is supported by the Environment Agency's advice which covers the current and future resilience of the public water supply, power generation and agricultural sectors.
Welsh Government - Water Strategy for Wales
This strategy sets out Welsh Government's strategic direction for water policy over the next 20 years and beyond.