Within Water UK, overall policy is set out through a Board, and a Council of members.
Detailed policy work is carried out by our staff team, led by our Chief Executive.
The four main areas of work covered by our policy team are:
This work is supported by advisers for legal and corporate affairs.
Water UK also provides a wide range of specialist networks and forums allowing our members to exchange best practice and to carry out research on issues of common concern.
Membership of Water UK is open to all businesses authorised to supply water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom, and to the equivalent government or statutory authorities providing these services in Scotland and Northern Ireland. We seek to maintain our ability to represent the whole sector by broadening the membership to include market entrants competing with the established suppliers.