Water UK have published ‘A Manifesto for Water’ summarising what the water industry as a whole is proposing to deliver over the next five years. This is subject to change as Ofwat takes stock of the submissions they have received and details for each company remains within their specific business plan.
Water and sewerage bills falling by 4% in real terms
13% increase in investment from the current period
By 2025 companies plan to help 1.4m customers with their bills, an increase of around 90%
A 36% decrease in the time that supplies are interrupted
Leakage reduction of 461m litres per day which is more than a 16% reduction
98% of bathing water areas will meet European standards in 2025
Reducing the number of serious pollution incidents, from 52 today to around a half-dozen by the end of the period