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...

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Graham Mann of H2O Building Services looks at the implications of the opening up of the water retail market The 2014 Water Act, which came into law from April 2017, allows more than 1.2 million “eligible businesses”, charities and...
Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) offers a variety of solutions that can help companies to cope with interruptions in mains water supplies, as well as effective reuse and recycling technologies to reduce overall demand. A continuous supply of water is essential...
Independent water consultancy Waterscan has secured a Water Supply and Sewerage Licence (WSSL) to bring a new water procurement approach to the marketplace. The company’s pioneering ‘selfsupply’ service will give non-household customers complete control over their water consumption and...
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...
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...
Chris Goggin of Rinnai looks at how smart design and control options can design out Legionella PROLIFERATION Legionella control and risk avoidance thereof are top of the list when designing heating and hot water systems. The whole supply chain – manufacturers...
H2O Building Services, the UK’s leading water audit and commercial water management consultancy, has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the Provision of water auditing services to the United Learning Trust, a consortium of public and private sector schools. The...
Until recently, only non-domestic customers in Scotland and very high-level consumers in England and Wales could switch their water supplier to save money or to hope to improve the level of service they receive. This situation changed in April this...
April 2017 brings with it the biggest reformation of the water industry in living memory. Currently, non-domestic users are only able to use their local supplier for all of their water needs, irrespective of the level of service they...