For hundreds of years, environmental stewardship has been a core responsibility of those taking, managing, and treating water, or dealing with sewage. In recent decades society’s expectations about the standards demanded of this stewardship have only grown, at the same time as population growth, climate change and urbanisation have introduced new risks and complexity. As a consequence, the environment is one of the biggest single priorities for water companies.
This page provides information about some of the work by water companies in England and Wales, as well as some of the biggest environmental issues we are dealing with. Click below to find out more.