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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- Severn Trent top performer in gender balance report Severn Trent has been named as one of the top performing companies in the country for gender diversity in a new independent report.