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News OfWat’s going on

Every 5 years, the UK water regulator Ofwat does a price review which sets limits on charging and sets expectations about what customers get for those prices. The next price review will be in 2019, known as “PR19”. The timetable includes a final methodology statement from Ofwat by the end of 2017, and UK water companies submitting their business plans by September 2018 for review by Ofwat, so the industry is already gearing up for the process.

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Sydney sweats it out

As the UK enjoys another week of freezing winter temperatures, Sydney Australia enjoys (or suffers) a heatwave.  news.com.au called it a “summer of sweat”.  Sydney has just experienced the hottest January on record with temperatures above 40C.

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The Power of Water

The temperature in India broke records last week.  The new record was set in Phalodi, a city in the desert state of Rajasthan, where temperatures reached an astonishing 51 degrees Celsius.

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Heavy rain in Chile leaves 4 million people without drinking water

Santiago, Chile, is a pretty dry place. Average annual rainfall is just 8% of that in Dartmoor, UK. But it’s just experienced an extreme weather event; treatment plants were overwhelmed and drinking water supply had to be cut.

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i2O's oNet system turns legacy infrastructure into smart water networks

i2O has launched oNet, a new suite of technologies providing water utilities with the ability to monitor and manage the pressure and flow of water across their entire networks.

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World leaders say water crisis is number one global risk

Water security, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), is one of the most tangible and fastest-growing social, political, economic and environmental challenges faced today. Based on its potential impact to Society, WEF ranks the water crisis as the number one global risk.

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Anglian Water selects i2O Water

i2O Water, the Smart Water Networks Company, today announced that it has been appointed by Anglian Water to help meet future demand for water, improve service levels and reduce its environmental impact.

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