Ofwat Price Determinations

Competition Markets Authority

September 29
09:00 2020

Administrative timetable

Published on 2 April 2020, as required by Rule 7 of the Competition &Markets Authority Rules of Procedure for Merger, Market and Special Reference Groups (CMA17). Any revisions made to the timetable will be published on this website.

Date Action
18 March 2021 Statutory deadline
Early December 2020 Target for determination(s) to be sent by CMA to Ofwat
October - mid November 2020 CMA analysis phase
Mid October 2020 Deadline for responses to provisional determination
Late September 2020 Publish provisional determination
17 August 2020 Deadline for main party submissions
Late July to early August 2020 Main party hearings and additional third party hearings if required
25 June 2020 Deadline for third party submissions
Late May to late August 2020 CMA analysis phase
Late May 2020 Deadline for affected water companies responses to Ofwats reply
May 2020 Third party hearings
Mid May 2020 Parties (Ofwat) present to Group
Early May 2020 Deadline for Ofwats response to the affected water companies
Early to mid April 2020 Parties (water companies) present to Group
Early April 2020 Affected water companies submit details of the grounds for redetermination(s)
19 March 2020 References made and initial submission received from Ofwat

Provisional findings

29 September 2020: The CMA has published its provisional determinations in relation to the Anglian Water, Bristol Water, Northumbrian Water and Yorkshire Water price controls for 2020-2025 following a reference from Ofwat on request of each company.

The CMA invites comments to be received by 9am on 27 October 2020. Please send representations to:

CMAs approach to water redeterminations

11 June 2020: This document sets out the CMAs approach to the 2020-2025 Ofwat price redeterminations.

Main party submissions

Replies to Ofwats further submissions

Ofwats further submissions

Replies to Ofwats response to Statements of Case

Ofwat responses to Statement of Cases

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