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Future policy
By responding to consultations by our regulators, stakeholders and Government we can make a real contribution to how policies on water issues are developed.

Consultation responses

We regularly respond to consultations by our regulators, stakeholders and Government.

By responding to consultations, we aim to make a constructive contribution to how policies on water industry issues develop.

Severn Trent -  Response to Ofwat questionnaire on spill over effects.

Response Date – 30/03/2018

Response (PDF)

 Severn Trent - Response to Defra’s Climate change adaptation: proposals for the third round of adaptation reporting

Response Date – 26/03/2018

Response (PDF)

 

 

Severn Trent - Response to Defra's Strategic Guidance Consultation

Response Date - 7th April 2017

Response

Ofwat - Water Industry: Strategic Policy Statement to Ofwat 2017

Response date - 4 April 2017

Response

Ofgem - Embedded Benefits: Consultation on CMP264 and CMP265 minded decision and draft Impact Assessment

Response date - 4 April 2017

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on economic asset valuation for the bioresources RCV allocation at PR19

Response date - 31 March 2017

Response

BEIS - Corporate Governance Reform

Response date - 17 February 2017

Response

Ofwat - Monitoring the business retail market from April 2017 - a consultation

Response date - 10 February 2017

Response

Welsh Government - Statutory Consultation: Welsh Government's Strategic Priorities and Objectives Statement to Ofwat

Response date - 2 February 2017

Response

Ofwat - A consultation on the outcomes framework for PR19

Response date - 31 January 2017

Response

Appendix

Ofwat - Guidance on Ofwat's approach to competition law in the water and wastewater sector in England and Wales: a consultation

Response date - 18 January 2017

Response

Welsh Government - Draft supplementary charging guidance to Ofwat

Response date - 16 January 2017

Response

CCWater - Draft Forward Work Programme for England and Wales 2017-2020

Response date - 11 January 2017

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on the Market Arrangements Code

Response date - 16 December 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on the Wholesale Retail Code

Response date - 16 December 2016

Response

DEFRA - Water supply and sewerage licensing (WSSL): water code appeals

Response date - 13 December 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation under section 13 of the Water Industry Act 1991 on proposed modifications to the licence conditions of 17 water companies

Response date - 7 December 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation under section 13 on proposed modification to condition B Licences for 17 water companies

Response date - 9 November 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on the final 2010-15 reconciliation

Response date - 4 November 2016

Response

Ofwat - Agreements for water and sewerage companies to adopt infrastructure - discussion paper

Response date - 31 October 2016

Response

HM Treasury - Company car tax for ultra-low emission cars

Response date - 20 October 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on the approach to the cost of deby for PR19

Response date - 17 October 2016

Response

Ofwat - Further consultation on regulatory reporting for the 2016-17 reporting year

Response date - 13 September 2016

Response

Ofwat - Consultation on wholesale charging rules

Response date - 9 September 2016

Response

Ofwat - New connections charging - consultation

Response date - 26 August 2016
Response

Ofwat - Water 2020: our regulatory approach for water and wastewater services in England and Wales
Response date - 20 July 2016
Response

Ofwat - Credit terms between wholesalers and retailers in the new retail market
Response date - 7 July 2016
Response 

Cabinet Office - Commission on Dormant Assets
Response date - 24 June 2016
Response

Ofwat - Consultation on regulatory reporting for the 2016-17 reporting year
Response date - 22 June 2016
Response

Environmental Audit Commitee - House of Commons - Environmental impact of microplastics
Response date - 6 June 2016
Response

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills - National Innovation Plan : call for ideas
Response date - 31 May 2016
Response

Ofwat - Retail market opening - further changes to all instruments of appointment : a consultation
Response date - 31 May 2016
Response

DfT - Reducing roadwork disruption to local 'A' roads
Reponse date - 27 May 2016
Response

Ofwat -  Ofwat's approach to enforcement
Response date - 4 May 2016
Response

Ofwat - Updated Eligibility Guidance
Response date - 3 May 2016
Response

DECC - The renewable heat incentive - A reformed and refocussed scheme
Response date - 27 April 2016
Response

Ofwat - New Connections charging - Emerging thinking for discussion
Response date - 21 April 2016
Response 

Ofwat - Draft statement of method and data table requirements : Review of non-household retail price controls
Response date - 18 April 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Customer protection code of practice for non-household retailers - draft for consulation
Response date - 15 April 2016 
Response

DEFRA - Changes to water abstraction licences exemption in Wales
Response date - 8 April 2016
Response

DEFRA - Changes to water abstraction licences exemption in England
Response date - 8 April 2016
Response

Ofwat - Consultation on supplementary guidance
Response date - 7 April 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Consultation on Ofwat's Section 13 and 17j proposal to modify licences - removal of in area trading ban
Response date - 24 March 2016
Response

Ofwat - Consultation on Ofwat's Section 55 to modify instruments of appointment and water supply licences - market readiness
Response date - 24 March 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Application of the new non-household retail market framework to new appointees, small companies and companies based wholly and mainly in Wales
Response date - 18 March 2016 
Response

DEFRA - MPs announce inquiry into future flood prevention
Response date - 15 March 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Interim Supply arrangements : policy conclusions and consultation of the draft interim supply code
Response date - 4 March 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Deemed contracts: policy conclusions and consultation on the draft Retail Exit Code
Response date - 4 March 2016
Response 

Ofwat - Application process for water and sewerage licences -retail market opening for non-household customers
Response date - 26 February 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Consultation on how companies should demonstrate long term financial resilience
Response date - 25 February 2016 
Response

EA - The Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA) for water and sewerage companies
Response date - 23 February 2016 
Response

Ofwat - Forward programme 2016-17 – draft for consultation 
Response date - 17 February 2016
Response

Ofwat - Review of retail household markets in water and wastewater sector - call for evidence
Response date - 16 February 2016
Response 
Appendix 1

Ofwat - Water 2020 : Regulatory framework for wholesale markets and the 2019 price review
Response date - 10 February 2016
Response 
Appendix 1
Appendix 2

Ofwat - Priority changes to Instruments of Appointment and Water Supply Licences for non-household retail market opening
Response date - 5 February 2016
Response

Ofwat - Review of retail household markets in water and wastewater sector - Terms of reference
Response date - 28 January 2016
Response

DEFRA - Water supply and sewerage licensing regime : standard licence conditions and the approach to secondary legislation
Response date - 28 January 2016 
Response 

Ofwat - Consultation on the abstraction incentive mechanism
Response date - 14 January 2016
Response

Ofwat - Retail Market Opening - customer protection consultation
Response date - 11 January 2016 
Response

EA - Water resources management plans
Response date - 8 January 2016 
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