Appeal against Southern Water about its refusal to issue a trade effluent consent

Case number


Case summary

This dispute is about Southern Water Services Limited’s decision not to issue a trade effluent consent to a business operating within its sewerage services area.

Date opened




Relevant powers

Section 122 of the Water Industry Act 1991


We opened this case after carrying out a preliminary assessment.

We will consider the information provided by the parties and make a draft decision.

Once we have received representations from the parties on the draft decision, we will look at issuing a final decision.

Relevant Ofwat guidance

Guidance on trade effluent appeals


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