UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding - Long Term Plan

UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding - Long Term Plan
UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC                            
                             30 JULY 2013                                   


                      AWARDS GRANTED UNDER LONG TERM PLAN                      

The following conditional awards were granted in the UK on 29 July 2013,
(calculated using the market price at the close of trading on the London Stock
Exchange on 26 July 2013 of £7.165 per ordinary share), to the undernoted
directors and persons discharging managerial responsibility pursuant to the
rules of the United Utilities Group 2013 Long Term Plan as approved by the
shareholders at the general meeting on 26 July 2013. The figures reflect the
maximum number of shares over which the option might be exercised. The actual
number will depend upon the extent to which the established performance
conditions are satisfied over the performance period. Executive directors are
subject to a further two-year holding period. Under the rules, the awards are
subject to uplift for notional dividends made or paid during the performance
period.

 Name of director/    No. of   Price      Price         Performance period     
        PDMR         Ordinary paid for  payable on                             
                      shares  award £   exercise £                            
                       awarded                                                   


                                                                           
Sue Amies-King         15,631   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Sally Cabrini          22,958   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Neil Colman            16,022   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Anthony Conway          9,613   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Gary Dixon             15,631   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Steven Fraser          25,694   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Simon Gardiner         20,516   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Jonathan Hodgkin       16,608   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Russ Houlden *         76,203   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Gaynor Kenyon          17,859   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Steven Mogford *      120,746   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Janice Smethurst        7,257   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Paula Steer             6,699   nil        nil       01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016   
                                                                           
Total                 371,437                                                   
* Denotes Executive Director subject to additional 2 year holding period. 
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Further information can be obtained from Jane Gilmore, Deputy Company Secretary
on 01925 237052 
United Utilities Group's ordinary shares trade on the London Stock Exchange and
its ADRs, each equal to two ordinary shares, trade over the counter under the
Trading Symbol "UUGRY". 
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