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  • BLOG: Pledge to save water in 2017? We’ll drink to that

    It’s that time of year when lots of us agonise over our New Year resolutions. From quitting smoking to losing weight, many of us will commit to something that will often end in failure within days – or even minutes – of us belting out Auld Lang Syne. But if you’re determined to break the … Continued

  • Metering not a silver bullet for tackling water scarcity

    Can metering help encourage more consumers to consciously save water? In this article for Utility Week, our Chief Executive Tony Smith explains by water meters will only ever provide part of the solution. How great is the pressure on our water resources? According to a report published by Water UK, parts of the UK have received … Continued

  • BLOG: Dive into Discover Water

    Today marks the official launch of Discover Water – a new website dripping with fascinating facts and figures about the water and sewerage services that we pay for and rely on. CCWater’s Head of Policy and Research Deryck Hall, who worked with Water UK and other organisations on the project, explains why it’s worth consumers diving in … Continued

  • World Toilet Day reminded us why we should love our loo

    Last week’s World Toilet Day highlighted why none of us in the UK should ever take for granted good sanitation. In this blog our sewer expert Steve Grebby explains why we should love our loo by taking extra care over what we flush down it. Where would you go if you didn’t have your loo? Would … Continued

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    Water choice – could competition meet households’ expectations?

    With the Government still pondering whether to give households in England a choice over their retail water supplier, CCWater’s Chief Executive Tony Smith explains why the market may struggle without the lure of substantial savings for customers. This article first appeared in magazine Utility Week. Almost a year on from first tabling its proposals, the Government … Continued

  • BLOG: Spook-tacular tips to slash your water bills

    Never mind ghouls, ghosts and vampires – sometimes opening up your latest water bill can be enough to give you a fright, especially when you’re struggling to make ends meet. Fortunately, our money saving expert Andy White has a few tricks up his sleeve to help take the fear factor out of water bills and free … Continued