Statutory guidance

Water industry charging: guidance to Ofwat

Guidance to Ofwat on the principles that must be considered when setting the charging rules for water and sewerage services.

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This charging guidance to Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority) establishes the policy framework within which Ofwat sets charging rules for the water industry. Its purpose is to make sure that Ofwat’s Charging Rules reflect the government’s policy priorities for the water sector.

The guidance ‘charges for connections’ sets out principles for Ofwat when setting the charging rules for water and sewerage connection charges.

The guidance for ‘water bulk supply and discharge charges’ sets out principles for Ofwat when setting the charging rules for bulk supply or bulk discharge charges.

Published 29 January 2016
Last updated 3 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added the supplementary guidance on water bulk supply and discharge charges.
  2. Added the supplementary guidance on connections.
  3. First published.