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  • Could competition deliver a better deal for households?

    With the Government keen to give households in England a choice over their retail water supplier, CCWater Chief Executive Tony Smith explains why competition may struggle to whet the appetite of customers. Could competition deliver a better deal for households in England that comes close to meeting their expectations? That’s a question many of us in … Continued

  • BLOG: Time to bin wet wipe waste

    CCWater’s sewerage expert Steve Grebby explains why all of us need to take heed of the Marine Conservation Society’s latest campaign. This week I was delighted to see the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) launch a campaign on an issue close to our heart at the Consumer Council for Water. The charity’s Wet Wipes Turn Nasty … Continued

  • Targeted help is not just about making water bills affordable

    In this blog, our policy manager Janine Shackleton explains why supporting water customers in vulnerable circumstances is about much more than simply making bills more affordable. Earlier this month, Ofwat published new research which echoed our long-held concerns that many water customers whose circumstances make them vulnerable are still not getting the support they need. Recent … Continued