The Partners

The Water Resources in the South East Group (WRSE) is an alliance of the six south east water companies, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Natural England and Defra, to develop long term plans for securing water supplies in the south east.

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The Aim of the Project

The Group’s aim is to develop an affordable, sustainable and resilient regional approach to water resource management:  one that delivers for customers, society and the environment. To help meet our regional challenges we require robust regional approach to managing this precious resource, ignoring company boundaries. As a collective we believe that it is better to work together and to find ways to collaborate to overcome the challenges that arise from operating in a water stressed area, where resources are scarce, and there are significant risks posed by extreme drought.

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How can we reduce per capita consumption?

In early April 2019, the WRSE group held a collaborative workshop focused on how we can achieve ambitious reductions to per capita consumption (PCC) and sustain it at lower levels. Water efficiency leads from the six companies came together with regulators, Waterwise and independent experts to share knowledge and best practice, and identify how collectively… View Article

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Innovation in the water industry

Trevor Bishop, Director of WRSE, delivered the keynote address at the Enterprise Ireland and Wet Networks (Arup and WRc) innovation seminar in Dublin on February 27th, 2019 looking ahead to the main innovation challenges, enablers and solutions facing the UK water sector as it approaches the Asset Management Period (AMP) 7, which covers the period… View Article

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