Policy paper

Water supply and sewerage licencing regime: standard licence conditions

The standard licence conditions for inclusion in water supply and sewerage licences to be issued by Ofwat.



This document sets out the standard licence conditions that Ofwat must include in water supply and sewerage licences. Holders of these licences will be able to provide retail services to non-household water customers in England and Wales from April 2017 and for those wanting wholesale and supplementary authorisations from November 2016.

Published 17 March 2016
Last updated 30 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced the two licence condition documents with a consolidated version of water supply and sewerage licence standard conditions.
  2. Added the wholesale and supplementary authorisations conditions.
  3. First published.