“Water supply to businesses and charities goes competitive in April 2017. The UK Water Act 2014 established the framework to create a market that will allow millions of businesses and charities (based mainly in England) to choose their supplier...
Representatives from self-supply licence holders and applicants Greene King, Whitbread, Marston’s and Coca-Cola European Partners have come together for the first time for an inaugural Self-Supply Users Forum (SSUF) meeting. The Forum, designed to enable the self-supply community to engage...
One year on from water deregulation in England, Kinect Energy Group’s commercial water director, Chris Quinn, expresses his concerns about the business community’s receptiveness to the changes. The deregulation of the water market came into effect on 1 April 2017...
By John Marsh, GTC’s Water Director The deregulation of the water retail market for non-domestic customers has received considerable attention. There has been less fanfare, however, about another important opening up of the water market in England and Wales, that...

Are you ready for April 2017?

With water deregulation just around the corner… is your business ready? Commencing 1st April 2017, non-domestic users in England will for the first time be able to choose their own water supplier. This change will give businesses the opportunity...
SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has recently launched the upgraded and improved version of their OASIS Water Recycling unit. Having recognised the need to reduce running costs and make cooling tower systems more environmentally...
For public sector organisations, switching any kind of supplier can be a lengthy and complex process – so before a contract goes out to tender, the procurement team needs to know that there’s a good reason to do so....
Jumping in puddles has taken on new meaning at one Manchester primary school after experts stepped in to help stop rain being a drain on school budgets. In a scheme which could save millions if replicated across Manchester, a team...

Securing every drop

A clean, reliable and safe water supply is critical to health and well-being. Each day the UK water industry collects, treats and then supplies many billions of litres of high quality water to domestic and commercial customers and then...
Morrison Utility Services, the UK’s largest dedicated utility service provider and part of M Group Services, is running an extensive programme of field trials of high-tech, spring-loaded, upper body exoskeletons, designed to elevate and support arms during manual, chest-high-to-overhead...