Ofwat consultation on water supply licensing guidance

Ofwat consultation (71 pages, PDF) on proposed changes to its access codes guidance, relating to both price and non-price elements of the guidance and related licence conditions.

The proposals on the price guidance include the production of a more detailed breakdown of the avoidable cost estimates to be deducted from retail prices to calculate access prices, and of a more detailed schedule of additional costs of dealing with licensed suppliers (with discounts for those supplying several sites).

The following topics are not mentioned in the consultation document:

Responses by Friday 1 June 2007.

Update, 3 May 2007: Ofwat press notice on this consultation and the parallel one on secondary supplies. The notice is also silent on competition law and water access case law.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Ofwat, Water.

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