Consultation outcome

Water industry: draft guidance to Ofwat for water and sewerage connections charges

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We received 24 responses to this consultation. The charging guidance for Ofwat has been published.

Original consultation


Seeking views on guidance to Ofwat on charging for new water and sewerage connections.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our proposed guidance to Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority) on developer charging for new water and sewerage connections. The guidance sets the policy framework for Ofwat to apply to its charging rules in England.

This guidance applies to the rules for charges for new water and sewerage connections. These charges relate to:

  • developers
  • self-builders
  • self-lay organisations
  • existing customers who wish to have their pipework renewed.
Published 9 June 2016
Last updated 7 December 2016 + show all updates
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