Water UK today submitted a response to the EU consultation on shale gas. The Water UK response focuses on concerns about impacts on water quality, water quantity, waste quality and impacts on infrastructure.
The establishment of the Regulated Industries Unit is an important development in consumer representation and advocacy across regulated sectors. It will complement other consumer bodies in these sectors by providing a valuable cross-sectoral perspective.
Water companies would welcome a scheme to allow them to make use of the data of Universal Credit and Pension Credit recipients for specific, targeted purposes. This would enable companies to increase the number of customers receiving assistance when they struggle to pay their water bills.