When companies invest for the future, they can defer - but not avoid - corporation tax due to the tax relief on capital allowances.
Investment for challenges ahead
The ability to attract long-term investment is vital if the water sector is to continue to deliver excellent services and meet future challenges. The next five years will see the biggest changes to the sector since privatisation 25 years ago, with competition in both retail and upstream markets in England.
Water companies propose largest ever investment
Water industry joins forces in global call for investment to tackle process emissions
False claims about the water industry’s proposed investment of £96 billion
Water companies reveal additional £8 billion investment with bills kept down again
Water companies in England and Wales will invest more than £8 billion in 2019-20. The investment comes in the fifth year of a £44 billion spending commitment from 2015 to 2020.
H3O: Water UK reflects on 30 years of investment
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Ensuring the long-term stability of the sector
The water industry has invested more than £116 billion since privatisation. This investment has underpinned the improvements to drinking water quality, made our rivers and beaches much cleaner and also secured regional growth and jobs. Water UK is holding its annual City Conference in March for investors, analysts, ratings agencies, City institutions regulators and government bodies, to discuss future finance and investment in the water sector.
City Conference 2016
Now in its 16th year, the Water UK City Conference on Wednesday 2 March is the foremost financial event for the water sector, bringing together the industry's leaders with regulators and government bodies, investors, analysts, ratings agencies and City institutions to discuss future finance and investment.
Planning for the long term - update
Customers' number one priority for the water industry is safe, reliable supplies of water at a price they can afford. To deliver this, it's critically important that the water industry plans for the long term, because decisions and investments made today will determine the level of service that the industry can provide well into the future.
Over £8 billion to be invested in water industry this year as bills rise by less than inflation
Water companies in England and Wales will invest more than £8 billion in 2018-19. The average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales for 2018-19 will rise by less than inflation, and will help the ongoing investment.