Asset Management Periods With the privatisation of the water industry and the establishment of Ofwat to regulate the new industry, came the introduction of Asset Management Periods (AMP) through which the price water companies are able to charge their customers is determined, based on the level of investment they have made in the network during the previous period. The current period is known as AMP6 because it is the sixth cycle
since the water industry was privatised in 1989. Wessex’s journey with Servelec’s technology Whether through incremental upgrades or leaps in technological advances, throughout the AMP periods, Wessex Water has been an early adopter of new technologies enabling them to better manage their assets, improve efficiencies and maintain low costs for customers.
The area served by Wessex Water covers 10,000 square kilometres and includes Bristol, most of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire. Today, the company supplies 2.8 million people with around 280 million litres of water a day.