Anglian Water earmarks £6.5bn to tackle 'extreme weather challenges'

Madeleine Cuff
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Anglian Water earmarks £6.5bn to tackle 'extreme weather challenges'

Water companies forced to prepare for repeats of 2018's 'Beast from the East' and record-breaking summer heatwave

Anglian Water has proposed a major £6.5bn investment plan to protect water supplies against the growing threat of extreme weather events, the supplier announced yesterday. The water utility said the...

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