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09Aug91 UK: WATER INDUSTRY WATCHDOG OFWAT TO REVIEW WATER AND SEWAGE COMPANY SPENDING IN 1994.

By Aaron Morby.The water industry regulator, Ofwat, will review the capital programmes and spending of the 34 water and sewerage companies in 1994.The announcement comes after a series of complaints from householders that water charge rises are too high, while contractors claim water company spending is slipping below target.Ofwat's decision to introduce a tougher regulatory regime is the first indication that water company capital programmes are in danger of slipping.Last year Ofwat ...

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