Drinking Water 2001

A report by the Chief Inspector of drinking water

This report is in PDF format. The Adobe® Acrobat Reader® can be freely downloaded here.


Letter from the Chief Inspector to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the First Minister, National Assembly for Wales (PDF 441KB)

Chief Inspector's Statement (PDF 60KB)

Introduction (PDF 8KB)

Regulatory Framework (PDF 13KB)

Part 1
Overview of Water Quality in England and Wales (PDF 196KB)

Part 2
Individual Water Company Performance in 2001 (PDF 156KB)

Albion Water Limited (PDF 13KB)
Anglian Water Services Limited (PDF 78KB)
Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water plc (PDF 43KB)
Bristol Water plc (PDF 38KB)
Cambridge Water Company (PDF 38KB)
Cholderton and District Water Company Limited (PDF 31KB)
Dee Valley Water plc (PDF 45KB)
Dŵr Cymru Cyfyngedig (PDF 106KB)
Essex and Suffolk Water plc (PDF 81KB)
Folkestone and Dover Water Services Limited (PDF 30KB)
Hartlepool Water plc (PDF 23KB)
Mid Kent Water plc (PDF 47KB)
Northumbrian Water Limited (PDF 85KB)
Portsmouth Water plc (PDF 46KB)
Severn Trent Limited (PDF 92KB)
South East Water Limited (PDF 84KB)
South Staffordshire Water plc (PDF 63KB)
South West Water Services Limited (PDF 140KB)
Southern Water Services Limited (PDF 88KB)
Sutton and East Surrey Water plc (PDF 38KB)
Tendring Hundred Water Services Limited (PDF 43KB)
Thames Water Utilities Limited (PDF 77KB)
Three Valleys Water plc (PDF 74KB)
United Utilities (PDF 103KB)
Wessex Water Limited (PDF 91KB)
Yorkshire Water Services Limited (PDF 88KB)

Part 3
Inspectorate Objectives and Key Results

Code for Enforcement and Performance Measurement (PDF 106KB)
Technical Audit of Water Companies (PDF 11KB)
Events Affecting Water Quality (PDF 25KB)
Enquiries and Consumer Complaints (PDF 19KB)
Enforcement Action and Improvement Programmes (PDF 17KB)
Drinking Water Research (PDF 20KB)
The Cryptosporidium Regulations (PDF 16KB)
Technical Advice on Drinking Water Issues, Policies and Standards (PDF 12KB)
Products and Processes in the Provision of Water Supplies (PDF 13KB)
New Regulations and Associated Programmes of Work (PDF 18KB)


Publications, Presentations and Lectures (PDF 105KB)
Staffing (PDF 9KB)
Definitions and Glossary of Terms (PDF 358KB)


Page reviewed: 28 August 2009
Page modified: 28 August 2009

Drinking Water Inspectorate