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July 23: Ofwat plans vex companies
Consumers are likely to be pleased that water bills in the UK will drop by an average of 4 per cent under a five-year pricing plan published by the industry regulator Ofwat on Thursday. Yet the companies have warned the move would hurt their investment plans. David Fickling explains the political pressure on the industry - and the morning's sell-off in water company shares.