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Open water market: what will liberalisation mean for business customers?

The non-domestic retail water market opens on 1 April 2017. We look at what this means for businesses, investors, water and sewerage undertakers, and developers.
31 March 2017

Retail water market – less than one month to go

The retail water market opens on 1 April 2017 and will arguably mark the biggest change in the water industry since privatisation.
10 March 2017

National Infrastructure Schemes – a multi-million pound opportunity for farmers?

A report by think tank Green Alliance and the National Trust proposes National Infrastructure Schemes, whereby farmers could be paid to reduce flood risks and increase water quality.
09 November 2016

NHHR Water competition – shadow market opens

From April next year, non-household consumers will be able to choose and switch their water supplier without being required to use a minimum amount of water as is currently the case.  
20 October 2016

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Three developments in law on flooding and flood risk management

Simon Tilling and Ella Curnow explain the new reinsurance fund Flood Re., the activities that new Flood Risk Permits will cover and the impact of these to the wider water licensing regime.
04 August 2016

Radioactivity in Drinking Water

A European Directive made under the Euratom Treaty in 2013 requires the monitoring for radioactivity of water intended for human consumption.
05 April 2016

Water Abstraction Licensing Exemptions being removed

Consultation on proposals to withdraw most of the current statutory exemptions from the system of water abstraction licensing.
05 April 2016

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Environment and Energy Law - Autumn 2015

This edition covers President Obama's speech at the GLACIER Conference in Alaska, the intentional flooding of Wallasea Island and more. 
23 September 2015

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Environment and Energy Law ; Spring 2015

The latest edition features an update on the amendments to Environmental Permitting Regulations, the recent ClientEarth case and more.
30 April 2015

Another Competition Act commitments decision with a ‘structural’ dimension

Ofwat has brought its abuse of dominance investigation into Bristol Water's activities in relation to the self-lay market to an end with the acceptance of commitments offered by Bristol Water.
26 March 2015

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Environment and Energy Law ; Winter 2014

The latest edition of our Environment and Energy Law newsletter features an update on the government's Autumn Statement, 'Energy Companies Obligation' ECO orders, recycling requirements and more.
22 December 2014

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Environment and Energy Law - Summer 2014

The latest edition of our Environment and Energy Law newsletter, bringing you news and updates on a wide range of issues. 
18 August 2014
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