Looking into Ofwat's future

Wood, Janet
February 2011
Utility Week;2/4/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p9
Trade Publication
The article discusses the results of the review of the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) by the Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). The problems areas include boundaries between the responsibilities of Ofwat and government, the relationship of Ofwat with other industry regulators like the Environment Protection Agency, Natural England and the Drinking Water Inspectorate and the role of Ofwat in sustainable development. David Gray from Defra suggests that the burden of regulation should be reduced.


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