Even though we're in the middle of a wet and windy winter the hosepipe bans stay in place with seven water companies. However, the Environment Agency is positive about the near future. They state the following this week:
Ofwat today set out in greater detail its reasons for proposing in September 2007 to fine Thames Water a total of £12.5 million.
The economic regulator has issued a 'variation notice' as an open, robust and transparent response to initial consultation which followed its original proposal to fine the company. [read more...]