Water News

Thames Water hit with £2m fine for 'avoidable' sewage leak


Utility firm Thames Water has been ordered to pay a £2m fine by the Environment Agency (EA), after raw sewage from one of its pumping stations was found to have leaked into Oxfordshire's waterways.

Heineken granted water self-supply licence for UK operations


Brewer Heineken has been granted a self-supply licence to deliver its own water and wastewater services for all of its UK operations, in a move it claims will bolster its water stewardship efforts.

AB InBev teams up with WWF to champion supply chain water stewardship


The world's largest brewer has launched new partnerships with WWF and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in a bid to accelerate water security initiatives in water-stressed areas around the world.

MPs propose compulsory metering powers for water firms


Water companies should be given powers to introduce compulsory metering but subject to tougher targets to cut leaks, MPs have recommended.

Water firms commit to protect the environment


Nine of the UK's water companies have, along with 20 NGOs, joined together to create a set of "shared principles" to improve the health of the environment.
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