Press Releases

  • Building site
    Water companies set out plans to meet the needs of a growing population

    Balancing the needs of a growing population and the pressure on future water supplies will be the focus of a consumer group’s meeting in Peterborough on Tuesday (3 March). CCW – the voice for water consumers – will be joined by local water companies, including Anglian Water, Severn Trent and South Staffs Water, along with … Continued

  • CCW bids to end water customers’ frustration over billing complaints

    Tackling the root causes of complaints about bills and debt could help transform consumers’ views of the water industry, according to a new report. CCW – the voice for water consumers – is launching a fresh bid to help the industry get to grips with billing complaints, which continue to cause enormous frustration for thousands … Continued

  • Time for households to supercharge savings as water bills are slashed

    Average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales set to fall by £17 to £397 in April Northumbrian, Southern and Wessex customers set for biggest reductions CCW says many households can ‘supercharge’ savings by switching to a meter Marks the start of new 5-year package of lower bills and increased investment Only 6 in … Continued

  • Ask a question
    Customers given chance to quiz water companies on future spending and bills

    Customers can discover how water companies plan to improve services while also cutting bills over the next five years, when the Consumer Council for Water (CCW) meets in Sheffield on Monday (27 January). Representatives from Northumbrian Water, United Utilities, Yorkshire Water and Hartlepool Water will set out how they intend to deliver improvements in a … Continued

  • Retail Market Performance for quarter 2 2019-20.
    Retailers urged to sustain fall in complaints to watchdog

    Complaints about retailers received by the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) fell for a second successive quarter to raise hopes of a sustained improvement. The water watchdog received 835 complaints from business customers between 1 July and the end of September 2019 – the lowest number it has handled in a single quarter since the … Continued