Seven areas to be classified as water stressed

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation to safeguard water supplies

Water bills drop by a drip! £2 saving from April

Water bills are estimated to be at the same level as a decade ago

Ofwat CEO Rachel Fletcher joins Octopus Energy

As Director of Regulation and Economics, Mrs Fletcher will work for the energy system decarbonisation

Anglian Water spends £300m to clean up rivers

The initiative aims to reduce the amount of phosphorus that enters the environment through water sources

Scientists develop tech to transform Mars’ salty water into fuel and oxygen

The system creates hydrogen which could be used to fuel the astronauts’ trip home

Brits ‘waste 70m litres of water every day’ while preparing tea

A quarter of tea drinkers don’t know how much water it takes to heat just one mug’s worth, according to a report

Online platform helps financial institutions measure climate impact

Around 120 financial institutions have access to the platform, with $5.8bn of climate disbursed loans reported so far

Government to set out legally-binding targets to build back better and greener by end of 2022

Introduced to underpin the Environment Bill, the ‘ambitious’ targets will also apply to any future governments

Balfour Beatty confirms exit from gas and water markets

The company said the gas market is no longer considered viable to the group ‘because of the unfavourable working capital and onerous terms and conditions’

Affinity Water achieves industry’s ‘largest leakage reduction’

The 15% fall has been achieved for the five years to March 2020, in addition to achieving the lowest ever levels of leakage for 2019/20