Cost Versus Value - Why the Water Industry Needs to Reassess Its Goals

Simon Thomas | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Simon Thomas

The water industry is currently undergoing a sea change that will have a significant impact on the way water companies and their partners operate in decades to come.

Water Companies Want To Charge You More For Doing Their Job

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Politics

Proposals by water companies to increase bills as an "incentive" to beat their service targets have been branded "ridiculous" by MPs. Under new rul...

Which Water Giant's Bid To Hike Bills Has Been Rejected?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Thames Water's bid to hike customers' water bills by an extra £29 next year has been thrown out by the industry regulator, which concluded it was unj...

The Problems With Privatisation

Patrick Kavanagh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Patrick Kavanagh

There is a case to be made for free-market economics in the consumer sector, as competition is promoted, but we should not be surprised to see monopolies or oligopolies forming in sectors that require substantial infrastructure investment.

Water Bills To Rise By 3.5% 'Due To Inflation'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Households in England and Wales are braced for an average 3.5% hike in their water bills, regulator Ofwat said on Tuesday. Households will pay an a...

The Sustainability Scam

Water 21 | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK
Water 21

Truly sustainable economics and widespread prosperity can only be based on the viability of the land and its soil--not on increasingly unsustainable supplies of oil.

Government To Help With The Water Bill

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Households struggling to pay their water bills are to receive help through new social tariffs, according to the government. Water companies will be...

Water Companies Not Forced To Fix Leakage Despite Drought Fears

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK

Almost half of water companies have not been set stricter leakage targets before 2015 despite the country's worst drought in 25 years. Eight out of...