2019 is a pivotal year for the privatized water and wastewater services companies in the U.K. They are all currently with regulator Ofwat on price review (PR19) to establish new business plans for the upcoming 2020-2025 period.
This price review comes at an inflection point, at which high profile investigations into offshore tax structures, large-scale dividend payouts, and executive pay, have reignited the political debate around privatization. The Labour party is now considering nationalization of the water companies as a key platform issue.
This Market Insight analyzes the current state of the U.K. water sector. We offer data-backed insights into the key regulatory changes, PR19 business plans, and technology trends relevant to any player in the U.K. water and wastewater sector.