A report by the Chief Inspector of drinking water

The Drinking Water Inspectorate annual report ‘Drinking water 2010’ provides an overview of the quality of public and private water supplies in England and Wales. It comprises of the following:

Chief Inspector’s Letter to Ministers (for England and Wales)

The letters from the Chief Inspector to the Ministers in England and in Wales contain a high level overview of findings for the year.

Letter to Minister – England

Letter to Minister- Wales

Public Water Supplies – Regional Reports

The regional reports cover six regions of England and additionally Wales and summarise the testing and results of water quality tests, public confidence in drinking water, events and technical audit activity in the region.

Central Region

Eastern Region

Northern Region

Southern Region

Thames Region

Western Region

Wales (In English)

Wales (In Welsh)

Private Water Supplies

Presented as separate reports for England and Wales and publishing for the first time numbers and types of supplies, a summary of monitoring results and case studies.



Company Data Look Up Tables

Albion Water Company

Anglian Water Services Limited

Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water Plc

Bristol Water Plc

Cambridge Water Company

Cholderton and District Water Company Limited

Dee Valley Water Plc

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Essex and Suffolk Water Plc

Hartlepool Water Plc

Independent Water Networks Ltd

Northumbrian Water Limited

Peel Water Networks

Portsmouth Water Plc

Scottish and Southern Energy

Severn Trent Water Limited

South East Water Plc

South Staffordshire Water Plc

South West Water Limited

Southern Water Limited

Sutton and East Surrey Water Plc

Thames Water Utilities Limited

United Utilities Water Plc

Veolia Water Central

Veolia Water East

Veolia Water Projects

Veolia Water Southeast

Wessex Water Services Limited

Yorkshire Water Services Limited

Significant drinking water quality events in 2010 (PDF 677KB)

Prosecution and Cautions

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