Policy paper

Water Bill: upstream competition

This publication was withdrawn on 15 May 2014

These briefing notes are now out of date and have been archived. The Water Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014.

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This is one of a series of briefing notes on the Water Bill.



Under the Water Bill, non-household customers will be able to change their water retailer. This note explains in detail how competition will work for customer-facing services in water.