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Water supply

UK tap water is treated to some of the strictest levels in the world

Current issues

Issues the industry is facing

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Saving water

A growing population and climate change is putting strain on our water resources

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Leakage

Companies are using new techniques to find and fix more leaks

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Drinking water

Safe, clean drinking water is vital to public health

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Our 25 year plan for water

Plans will protect water supplies from climate change, meet demand from a growing population, and enable a step change in water resilience

15.3bn

litres of water treated every day in the UK

152

litres used by the average person every day in England and Wales

Water's Worth Saving

Our water supplies are under strain from population growth and climate change. It's easy to save water at home, cut down on bills and help the environment

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News, views and publications

Water supply articles

A Leakage Routemap to 2050

Water bills to rise by less than inflation with record support available for those most in need

Brits urged to be ‘water savvy’ as small changes could help save almost £500 a year on bills

Vast majority of Brits have no idea how much water they are using

Hundreds of thousands more people to receive help paying their water bills

Quick links

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Find your supplier

Check who provides your water and wastewater services by entering your postcode

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Information for customers

Help with bills, interruptions to water supply and more

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Protecting the environment

What water companies are doing about pollution, carbon emissions and fighting climate change

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