Ofwat's emerging strategy

Ofwat’s emerging strategy: Join the conversation sets out emerging thinking about a new shared vision for the water sector and Ofwat’s strategy for regulating the water and wastewater companies in England and Wales from 2020 onwards. We will publish the final version in the autumn.

We welcome views on all aspects, particularly whether the ideas and approaches in it will help us drive positive lasting change. You can feedback your thoughts by completing the form below or emailing waterstories@ofwat.gov.uk

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Vision and strategy feedback

We want to hear your thoughts, questions and responses to our draft vision for the water sector and strategy for Ofwat.
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