Policy paper

Water Bill: water glossary

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

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

This publication was withdrawn on

These briefing notes are now out of date and have been archived.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


Water Bill: water glossary

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This note is designed to define and explain in simple terms any terminology or jargon used in relation to the Water Bill.

Published 19 November 2013