WESSEX Water has achieved ‘industry leading’ status in the latest business report compiled by the Environment Agency.

All water companies have been ranked on their overall performance in the Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA).

Companies are grouped in one of four categories, ranging from ‘industry leading’ to ‘poor performing’.

Wessex Water, Matt Wheeldon, said: “We are delighted to be recognised as industry leaders for environmental performance and will continue to strive hard to try to ensure that all our activities protect and improve the environment in which we work.”