Water UK comment on the National Infrastructure Plan
The Government's National Infrastructure Plan published today has highlighted the crucial contribution that investing in infrastructure will make to long term economic growth in the UK.
Response to National Infrastructure Commission
Water UK Chief Executive Michael Roberts has responded to the National Infrastructure Commission’s report on the water sector.
Global survey rates Britain’s water and sewerage infrastructure as world class
Britain’s water supply and sewerage infrastructure is rated higher than all other sectors apart from airports according to a new global survey.
Steps to improve infrastructure delivery for housing
Following an initiative from government late last year, the water sector was quick to establish a scheme to compare companies’ performances relating to delivery of infrastructure. The second performance report was published in October. Related further initiatives include the industry’s own system for measuring customer satisfaction, planned for launch in 2016, and an overhaul of the charging regime made possible by Water Act 2014.
Water UK responds to publication of National Infrastructure Strategy
Water UK response to the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) Call for evidence on Surface Water Flooding Study
Water availability crucial to building new communities
The UK water industry is fully committed to delivering essential infrastructure and supporting the government's National Infrastructure Plan. However, water supply and availability needs to be at the heart of our decision-making for communities, businesses and agriculture - we can no longer just assume water will be there when and where we need it.
HBF and Water UK publish building protocol
Water UK and the Home Builders Federation (HBF) have agreed a protocol regarding water infrastructure in contaminated land.
Support for housing and economic growth
UK water companies provide essential infrastructure and services that support all industries and sectors and drive economic growth.
Tapping into growth: economic impact report
'Tapping into growth: economic impact of the water and sewerage sector in the UK', written for Water UK by Deloitte LLP, sets out the water industry is supporting jobs, services, infrastructure and overall growth in the UK.
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Water companies confirm adoption of standards to speed up building of new homes
Following widespread consultation with developers, self-lay companies and their representative organisations, water companies have introduced a new set of standards for the provision of water and sewerage infrastructure for new homes and other construction projects.