The Secretary of State may accept undertakings from water companies to provide a wholesome water supply, rather than requiring a court to order them to achieve the same thing. Citations: Times 04-Apr-1994, Independent 12-Apr-1994 Statutes: Water Industry Act 1991 68(1)(a) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Environment, European, Utilities Updated: 31 May 2022; Ref: scu.87695
The Secretary of State can accept an undertaking from water companies instead of making an order to satisfy the obligations under the European directives. . .