Welcome to DWI

The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) was formed in 1990 to provide independent reassurance that water supplies in England and Wales are safe and drinking water quality is acceptable to consumers.


What's new?

10 October 2017

United Utilities fined for drinking water offence- see DWI Press Release (PDF 45KB)

21 September 2017

The Drinking Water Inspectorate is advertising for 3 new Inspector posts. Closing date 20th October 2017.

12 September 2017

Defra have published it's consultation on Water quality: updating the public and private drinking water regulations for England. Closing date for comments is 24 October 2017

12 September 2017

Information Letter 03/2017 (PDF 119K) - Update to guidance documents including a guidance note on long term planning for drinking water quality (PDF 202KB)



Page last modified: 10 October 2017
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