Issue details

Procurement of a Water Retail Supplier

A retail market for the provision of water and wastewater has opened and an opportunity exists for the County Council to procure a single water retail supplier to bundle and manage the services for its corporate estate received from six different wholesale suppliers.


The key benefits of this procurement involve

(a) a lower overall cost for water and wastewater services

(b) more accurate and timely invoicing

(c) streamlined query management processes and

(d) opportunities to identify water efficiencies.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/02/2019

Decision due: May 2019 by Executive Director Place Services

Lead member: Councillor Jeremy Hunt

Lead director: Lee Harris

Contact: Steven Fall, Energy and Data Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 23265.


Cabinet Member for Corporate Relations

Cabinet Member for Environment

Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel: 033 022 22551

Background3: A Council that Works for the Community


Background papers

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