Notice from Deloitte LLP

Deloitte LLP (“Deloitte” or “we” or “us”) was appointed by Severn Trent Plc to provide an independent assurance report on Selected Information within the Initial Allocation Report in relation to the reported use of the proceeds of sustainable bond ISIN XS2182065149 issued on 2 June 2020 (the “Purpose”).

We, Deloitte LLP, understand that certain users of the Initial Allocation Report (“Third Parties”) may wish to have sight of our report (“the Report”) related to the Purpose. The Report is confidential to Severn Trent Plc and they have sought our consent for the Report to be disclosed to you. We have consented to such disclosure on the basis set out in this notice.

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