In this week’s Water weekly, we bring you the news in the water sector from over the festive period and the first week of January. Ofwat wrote to stakeholders consulting on charges in 2021-22 and Competition & Markets Authority redeterminations with respect to charges and offered three options. Before Christmas, Ofwat also announced that it is investigating whether Thames Water is contravening obligations in its licence and the Wholesale Retail Code. The Consumer Council for Water launched its draft three-year blueprint for 2021 to 2024 in January, centred around five key objectives. MOSL commented on Water UK’s Net Zero 2030 Routemap that was published in November, saying it “fully supports” the sector’s target to reach net zero by 2030. MOSL subsequently published its draft three-year business plan in January. Scottish Water invited law firms to bid for appointment as legal services framework suppliers to support its in-house legal team, while Anglian Water announced that it has funded 850 capital investment projects through financing from green bonds totalling £876mn since 2017.