Beckett dampens hopes of water environment improvements

Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett has lowered expectations about water companies' spending on environmental improvements over their next asset management period from 2005-10. In guidance to water regulator Ofwat, she has stressed that any improvements will have to pass rigorous cost-benefit analysis tests where they are not required by EU laws.1

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