A statement from South Staffordshire Plc

South Staffordshire PLC has recently experienced a criminal cyber-attack involving unauthorised third-party access to our systems.

This has not impacted on our ability to provide safe water: see Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water for more details.

Whilst there is some disruption to our corporate IT network, we do not expect it to impact on our ability to provide our service to you.

As soon as we became aware of the attack, we took immediate steps to respond to and manage the incident and engaged leading forensic experts to investigate the issue.

We are working closely with the relevant government and regulatory authorities and will keep them updated as our investigations continue.

Thank you for your understanding and patience while we work to investigate this incident.