Policy & Regulation
NI Water infrastructure ready to ‘burst at seams' - chairman
Northern Ireland Water chairman Dr Len O'Hagan has warned that underfunding during the current regulatory cycle has left the utility facing a "tipping point", saying £2.5 billion will need to be spent to ensure services remain fit for purpose.
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- Abstraction licence deadline fast approaching Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has warned that the deadline is fast approaching for changes in water abstraction licence requirements.
- New CEO appointed at Water UK Christine McGourty has been appointed as Water UK's new chief executive.