Ofwat's plans for a central database (Project Reservoir)

Ofwat information page on Project Reservoir, its forthcoming upgrade of the IT systems used in the regulation of the water industry in England and Wales. By the time of the 2009 review Ofwat expects to have moved to a system where data are centralised in a single database, with access for modelling and other purposes taking place through a browser interface. This would replace Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access workflows. The note does not disclose Ofwat's choice of software platforms for the database, calculation engines or user interface. The stated objectives of the project include:

Filed under Ofwat, Regulators.

Reckon LLP is an economics consultancy with expertise in data analysis, economic regulation and competition law.

About Reckon