Ofwat

['ɒfwɒt]
abbreviation (in the UK) Office of Water Services.

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  • Water Services Regulation Authority — The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) is the body responsible for economic regulation of the privatised water and sewerage industry in England and Wales.Ofwat is primarily responsible for setting limits on the prices charged for water… …   Wikipedia

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