John Lewis seeks self-supply retail water licence

The retailer says the licence will give it the opportunity to take more control over water usage and data, deal directly with wholesalers and improve its water strategy

Nottingham Council gushes about potential savings with self-supply water licence

The council’s Energy Services team will take over responsibility for its water services from 14th August

Blackpool Council granted water self-supply licence

It hopes to reduce costs through monitoring and cutting water consumption

Ofwat consults on self-supply licence regime

The regulator believes the process could be “better tailored” to reflect the differences in the information it does and does not need for self-supply licences

Water market switching continues steadily

Switching in the non-household retail water market has continued at a steady rate this quarter, with 30,649 switches being made in the last three months. That’s according to a new nine-month update report from Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL), which manages the new market in England. The statistics show this brings the number of switches […]

Marston’s brewer granted self-supply water licence

Brewery and pub retailer Marston’s is to supply its own water and wastewater services after being granted a licence. The company operates more than 1,600 pubs, bars and lodges and is the third firm in England to be given a self-supply licence by regulator Ofwat. That means it will provide its own retail services such […]

Premier Inn owner books self-supply retail water licence

The owner of brands such as Premier Inn, Costa Coffee and Beefeater has become the first hospitality multinational to be granted a self-supply licence in the new water market. With the opening of the retail water market earlier this year, eligible organisations can now self-supply and manage their own water retail services, such as meter […]