News

August 1, 2019

Major campaign launched to encourage the nation to ‘Love Water’

The British public are being asked to help the country protect water resources for future generations. The British public are being asked to help the country protect water resources for future generations as part of a major campaign launched today

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July 31, 2019

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’

South West Water is launching its Think Sink campaign for businesses this month to remind food service establishments of their responsibilities regarding the proper disposal of fat, oil, grease and food waste. Parts of North Devon, Exmouth, Plymouth and Truro

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July 31, 2019

Drones to detect illegal water abstractions

Drones will be used for the first time this summer to gather information about illegal abstraction in East Anglia’s fenland areas. The Environment Agency manages abstraction to balance the needs of the environment with the rights of lawful water users

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July 24, 2019

Institute of Water partners with ICE

The Institute of Water (IWater) is delighted to announce an exciting partnership with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) that enables members to access benefits that span both organisations, including events, professional development and publications. The organisations have worked together

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July 23, 2019

Ofwat further protects customer interests with new guidance on companies’ ring-fencing obligations

Water companies trying to create financial arrangements otherwise prohibited by their licence, which might include things like intercompany loans up to the parent company, will have to clearly show how the arrangements serve customers’ interests or they will be blocked

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