Consultation outcome

Water industry charging: guidance to Ofwat

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We received over 100 responses to this consultation.

The charging guidance to Ofwat was laid in Parliament for consideration on 9 November 2015 for a period of 40 days. As there were no objections, the guidance has been formally published.

Original consultation


Seeking views on new charging guidance to Ofwat. It sets out the government’s policy objectives for charging in the water industry.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our guidance to Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority). The charging guidance will make sure that Ofwat’s charging rules will achieve the government’s policy aims.

The Water Act 2014 allows Ofwat to publish new charging rules for the water industry.

Published 9 July 2015
Last updated 29 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated as the guidance has been formally published now.
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