Water Breakthrough Challenge

Water Breakthrough Challenge 1 – Winners announced: I’m excited to share the details of the winning entries of the first Water Breakthrough Challenge. Nine initiatives are sharing in £36 million, with projects ranging from creating hydrogen energy from wastewater, to supporting the restoration of English rivers.

Read about the winning projects on the Ofwat Innovation fund website

register to attend the showcase event on 7 October 2021

Water Breakthrough Challenge 2 – Coming soon: Entries to the second Breakthrough Challenge will be opening in just a couple of weeks, on 11 October 2021 with £35 million available through two streams of funding available for innovative projects which deliver benefits for customers, society and the environment and are aligned with Ofwat’s five strategic innovation themes. A full programme materials (including entry forms, terms & conditions, and innovator handbooks) will be published when entries are open, in the meantime you can read a blog summarising the main changes.

Registrations are open for a webinar on 13 October 2021.