In this paper, we discuss the importance of companies maintaining financial resilience and set out several options to better protect customers and the environment from the adverse consequences of financial risks taken by water companies. The options include raising the minimum standards of credit quality, strengthening expectations on dividend payments being linked to performance for customers, and increasing transparency.
This consultation document was last updated on 9 December 2021.
Where to send submissions
We welcome views on the emerging thinking in this paper by 31 January 2022. Please email them to [email protected]