If you are seeking independent comment on drinking water quality for public supplies in England and Wales, please check if the subject is covered in our “DWI Press releases“. If your area of interest is not covered, please contact the following:


Or for a press officer

In normal working hours
Ann Bunting
0330 041 6501

Out of hours
Please contact the Defra helpline on the following numbers and ask for the duty press officer

From within the UK: 0845 051 8486
From outside of the UK: +44 (0) 20 7238 6951

DWI press releases

Prosecution and Caution Record