Ofwat Innovation Fund Competition

The innovation competitions

Through the Fund, Ofwat are delivering a series of innovation competitions that water companies, in partnerships with others, can enter. We expect different rounds of the competitions to run until 2025, and Ofwat are currently consulting on

Press Release: Water Industry needs people

     Future Water has initiated a regular ‘Taking the pulse of the water sector’

A health check so we can reflect the challenges that industry is facing and work with regulators, utilities and the supply community to explore how best to …

New funding for collaborative innovation coming soon.

Ofwat have announced a new wave of funding through their £200 million Innovation Fund, with the next Water Breakthrough Challenge opening on 3 October, and a new open access competition which will make approximately £4 million available to early-stage ideas …

Standard & Regulations July News


The Future Water Standards and Regulations Group brings together members with diverse interests and with varying degrees of experience in standards and regulation. At our meetings we share information on ongoing work, identify areas where we want deeper involvement …

PRESS RELEASE – Water Dragons is Recognised


Future Water’s ‘Water Dragons’ competition has long been recognised as an important initiative driving change and innovation in the water sector. We are delighted to announce that Water Dragons has now been granted a trademark, recognising the …

News: The latest from the IES

IES named as inheritor to the Foundation for Water Research

Splash of water

We are delighted to announce that we will be extending our activities around the supply, conservation and stewardship of water, after being selected by the Foundation for Water Research (FWR)