Under-resourced Ofwat doesn't have the staff to assess the utilities' new charges to customers
Thames Water has announced a 19 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £132.4 million for the first half-year.
The city needs better facilities to cope with demand for trend towards waterway living, says new report
Severn Trent saw underlying pre-tax profits drop 5.8 per cent to £141.3 million for the six months to October
Agencies across the world are taking donations to support the estimated two million people impacted
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Once mocked by Sir John Betjeman and Ricky Gervais, the town is now home to a unique machine that is turning sewage into high-grade phosphorous fertiliser - and could hold the key to securing future global food supplies
Conservative MPs have urged George Osborne to impose a windfall tax on the water companies amid growing claims that they are profiteering at their customers’ expense.
Radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, according to officials.
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Thames Water, Britain's biggest water company, has asked Ofwat for permission to increase bills by £29 before inflation as an exceptional "one-off"
The congealed mushy deposit, dubbed a 'fatberg' by the authority, is thought to be the largest ever found in Britain
UK experiences sixth consecutive day of over 30C temperatures
Met Office issues alert amid longest hot spell for seven years
Former head of Ofwat lambasts privatised firms for paying excessive dividends
More than 1,000 factory workers have fallen ill across the country in recent weeks