13th August 2019
Morrison Data Services (MDS), the UK’s leading utility data services provider to the energy and water market, and part of M Group Services, has extended its meter data collection contract with Affinity Water by a further two years. Under the terms of the agreement, MDS will manage the manual and automated collection of meter data from Affinity Water’s household and non-household customers across Affinity Water’s central area including North West London and parts of Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Surrey.
The two-year extension follows an initial three-year term that began in September 2016. The extended period, to September 2021, will take the agreement into the next regulatory cycle.
Affinity Water Head of Customer Services Jackie Welsh, said “We are pleased to continue our partnership with MDS and will work collaboratively to ensure delivery of a great service for our customers”.
MDS Director of Data Collection Matt Hardcastle adds: “Affinity Water is the largest water-only supplier in the UK and a very important client of Morrison Data Services. Our personnel accurately collect over a million pieces of meter data from Affinity Water customers every year. Our product is the enabler to accurate billing, customer satisfaction and key insights into consumption usage for network management – all vital aspects for this and future regulatory cycles.”
Paul Gilbert, Group Head of Communications, Tel: +44 (0)1438 847275 / 07595 014 687
About Morrison Data Services
Morrison Data Services (MDS) provides regulatory assurance and innovative solutions to energy and water retailers in rapidly changing markets. As part of M Group Services, MDS has access to enhanced capabilities across their business group in utilities, transport and communications, with a skilled and competent workforce in excess of 8,000 people and contributes towards a turnover of almost £1 billion and growing.
About M Group Services
M Group Services is a leading service provider to essential infrastructure markets in the UK and Ireland through its utilities, transport, telecom, and data divisions. The company operates through its subsidiaries that include Morrison Utility Services, Antagrade Electrical, Avonline Networks, Dyer & Butler, IWJS, KH Engineering Services, Magdalene, Morrison Data Services, Morrison Telecom Services, M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions and PMP Utilities. For further information please visit www.mgroupservices.com