TITLE

A measure of change

AUTHOR(S)
King, David
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;10/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests water-saving approaches to prepare for a water shortage ahead. In addition to compulsory metering in areas of serious water stress, the author suggests that water companies continue to promote the benefits of metering to customers and installing meters whenever an unmetered home is sold. The British Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) also must ensure that companies' financial forecasts are accurate and that planned metering programmes are effectively implemented.
ACCESSION #
33124436

 

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