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 a regional water resources strategy which will contain a range of options to find the best long term solutions for customers and the environment in the south east of England. This strategy is revised every five years to ensure is is up to date.

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Discussions with Rachel Fletcher, Ofwat

  Simon Cocks, Chair of the WRSE, met with Rachel Fletcher, Chief Executive of Ofwat on 11 July 2018 to discuss various issues including the role of regional groups.  The WRSE will be broadening its role and remit in AMP7 and is currently scoping views and perspectives from regulators to inform its future direction.  A… View Article

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Bringing people together

  On the 27th of June 2018, the WRSE and Defra jointly convened a round table discussion with a small group of strategic stakeholders representing the water companies, regulators, government, the NIC and regional groups. The meeting participants heard about the Environment Agency’s plans for a National Framework for water resource management, and had an opportunity… View Article

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