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Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report 2021

Annual reporting for 2021 on the environmental performance of the 9 water and sewerage companies, including the Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA).

Applies to England

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Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance summary graphic 2021

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There are 9 water and sewerage companies operating in England that provide clean (drinking) water and waste water (sewerage) services.

We regulate and work in partnership with them to ensure they protect and improve the environment.

We monitor their environmental performance throughout the year. Here we publish our annual assessment for the sector and individual company data reports.

For other reports, see the collection of Environment Agency data on business environmental performance.

Published 14 July 2022
Last updated 22 July 2022 + show all updates
  1. Amended ‘Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report 2021’ section 5.4 (reservoir compliance) to correct text in the first paragraph. Changed 'water companies have licences to operate large raised reservoirs' to 'water companies operate large raised reservoirs with legal requirements'.

  2. First published.