Information on NAVs

An alternative to SLO’s and United Utilities, New Appointment or Variations (NAVs), also called New Appointees, can provide wholesale water and/or sewerage services for a specified area. If a developer chooses a NAV to provide wholesale services the NAV will need to apply to become a service provider for a specified area. Once granted they will be responsible for the ongoing operation and maintenance of onsite water and/or wastewater infrastructure replacing the existing local water and/or sewerage company.

Further information is available on Ofwat's website