Ofwat to challenge bill rise request by Thames Water

Water regulator Ofwat says it will challenge a request to raise water bills in the capital by 8% next year.

The request by Thames Water could see the average annual bill rise by nearly £30 if it goes ahead.

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Water bill rise could be reversed

Planned price hikes by Thames Water could be reversed after the industry regulator attacked the company's performance and its demand for extra money.