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    Changing habits for a changing climate – coping better when things get hot

    Literally hot topics at the moment are droughts and heatwaves. But what are they and what do they mean for us? In July we experienced a heatwave that saw record-breaking temperatures across all four nations of the UK. As the mercury rose in thermometers our thirst for water shot through the roof. Some water companies…

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    Renewed urgency needed to bolster financial support for struggling water customers

    Efforts to end the postcode lottery of support for households struggling to afford their water bill must succeed amid growing pressure on customers’ finances. CCW has called for renewed urgency in putting in place a new universal water affordability scheme to provide fair, consistent and sustainable financial help for the 1.5 million households across England…

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    Renewed urgency needed to bolster financial support for struggling water customers

    Efforts to bolster financial support for households in Wales struggling to afford their water bill must succeed amid growing pressure on customers’ finances. CCW has called for renewed urgency in putting in place a new universal water affordability scheme to provide fair, consistent and sustainable financial help for the 1.5 million households across Wales and…

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    How to keep your garden healthy in the heat

    Our gardens are special to so many of us, whether they are a place of relaxation or a place to potter, prune, and plant. However, given the current weather, it’s worth considering how to avoid exhaustion while best serving your garden. So, with the heat reaching extreme levels, here’s a quick guide on how to…

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    Top ten ways to stay cool without overheating your wallet

    Temperatures are expected to exceed 37C in parts of the UK this week, with the Met Office warning of ‘a very serious situation’ as it issued its first red warning for extreme heat. So, how do you stay cool without wasting precious money in the process? Here are our top ten tips for keeping cool,…

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    CCW responds to the Environment Agency’s Environmental Performance Assessment

    The Environment Agency has today released its annual report on the environmental performance of England’s nine water and sewerage companies. The report shows that overall in 2021, the performance of the companies fell to the lowest level we have seen since the EPA was introduced. Measured against the EA’s 4 star rating, most of the…