Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water today welcomed a report published by the independent consumer watchdog, Consumer Council for Water (CCWater), which examines the views of customers across Wales and England on their water and sewerage services.
Welsh Water has started work on a £6 million investment programme on its water network across North Wales which will ensure customers continue to receive first class drinking water supply for decades to come. This investment forms part of a wider nationwide investment of £30 million a year in the network by the not for profit utility company.
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, has today announced that £32 million – the equivalent to dividends paid to shareholders in other companies – will be used to:
- provide additional financial support for those customers struggling to pay their bills;
- invest in renewable energy generation schemes to cut carbon emissions and to help keep down future customer bills;
- target improvements for areas suffering repeat problems with their water supply; and
- part-fund a new visitor centre at the Llys y Frân reservoir in Pembrokeshire.
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water is proud to have played its part in helping Wales achieving a record number of Blue Flags awards, putting its beaches and marinas amongst the best in the UK and across the world.
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s Elan Estate has an exciting programme of events running throughout the year.
Welsh Water’s parent company, Glas Cymru Holdings Cyf, is today celebrating 15 years since buying the water and sewerage company on 11th May 2001 and creating the first - and still only - not-for-profit water company in England and Wales.
Residents in Dolgarrog and nearby areas in Conwy have been keeping warm and raising money for charity at the same time over the past four months thanks to construction work by Welsh Water in the area.
Welsh Water is set to invest £1.1 million to upgrade the water network in Holyhead which will ensure customers continue to receive a first class, reliable supply of tap water for decades to come.