Non-Household Retail Exit Application
On 31 October 2016 South West Water Ltd applied under the Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from non-household retail market) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/744) to the Secretary of State at Defra for permission to exit the non-household retail market.
The intention is that on the proposed exit date of 3 April 2017 South West Water Limited will separate its wholesale business from its retail non-household business and transfer all non-household customers to Pennon Water Services, a subsidiary company of the Pennon Group.
South West Water Ltd has also given notice to the WSRA, Ofwat and the Consumer Council for Water.
For more information on the non-household retail market opening visit www.open-water.org.uk