Water retail

DEFINITION: Water retail competition allows non-domestic water users to switch suppliers of water retail services in the same way as they can select their energy supplier. The market opened in April 2017. Previously all but the greatest water users were mandated to use their local suplier(s).

 

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The retail water market launched on 1 April 2017, allowing eligible non-household customers in England to choose their water and wastewater supplier

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Roadchef switches water supplier to drive efficiency improvements

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