The chair of an influential House of Commons committee has spoken out over suggestions that the water industry in England should be taken over by the government.
Britain’s water supply and sewerage infrastructure is rated higher than all other sectors apart from airports according to a new global survey.
At a debate, hosted by Water UK and the New Statesman, Michael Roberts, Water UK Chief Executive, stated that nationalising the water industry in England would potentially cause far greater problems than any it is supposed to solve.
Michael Roberts, Water UK Chief Executive, discusses the ambitious new plans put forward in the industry's Manifesto for Water, released 3 September.
Working4Water explains what the water industry has achieved since it stopped being owned and run by the government in 1989.
It sets out the facts about the many positive improvements the industry has made over the past 30 years – cleaner beaches, healthier rivers, higher quality drinking water and a much more reliable service.
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