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Water & Utilities

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Utilities companies across the world are facing challenging conditions placing a strain on water supplies, drainage networks and sanitation. They operate under greater pressure from regulators to improve service and innovation performance against a backdrop of increased legislation and stricter repercussions for regulation breaches.

There is growing pressure for water companies to serve a wider public purpose, delivering more for customers, society and the environment as well as the need to reduce the carbon footprint of the water industry. The impact of flooding and droughts globally presents challenges for the industry in terms of developing flood defences with low margins or lack of resources in the event of drought.

Reduction of rates for construction and operation of facilities is a prominent issue. This is mixed with a shortage of water in some regions of the world and a large investment by governments due to the growing need to replace aging infrastructures with more resilient systems to have the capacity to cope with growing populations.

We have an extensive level of experience of working within the water sector. Our team includes individuals who worked for or have been in-house within water companies and who possess a thorough understanding of the way that the sector operates.

Our dedicated water and utilities team has a recognised track record across litigation, insurance, health and safety compliance, construction, property, regulation, recoveries, employment, commercial, sustainability, competition and procurement.

We’re committed to service excellence and the delivery of commercially relevant results and outcomes. Whatever your project, we use our legal knowledge to save you time and money and to reduce risk. We can provide strategic direction and policy development within this sector. We act for multiple water utility companies as well as a wide variety of businesses involved in the water and waste water supply chain and related parts of the sector on a global level. 

DWF is a member of the International Water Association and the Institute of Water.

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