Our role in the Scottish water industry

We’re the economic regulator of Scottish Water – a publicly owned provider of water and sewerage services to millions of people and businessses across Scotland.

Long-term planning

How can the water industry help Scotland reach net zero?

Delivering best value for customers and communities

It’s our role to make sure that the investment that is made by Scottish Water provides best value. This covers not only financial value but also wider value including social and natural capital.

Encouraging better performance from Scottish Water

We challenge Scottish Water to achieve best-in-class levels of service for its customers. We do this by providing independent scrutiny of Scottish Water’s performance.

Supporting others internationally

We work with countries across the world – building partnerships, sharing experiences and providing bespoke strategic and technical support.

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