Consumer Council For Water

The Water Watchdog, representing all water users in England and Wales

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About us

About us

The Consumer Council for Water is the independent representative of household and business water consumers in England and Wales.

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Households

Should I switch to a water meter?

Use our calculator to quickly find out if you could save by making the switch.

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Businesses

Business customers in England

Are you as a business customer eligible to switch your retail water services?

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Our research

Our research

We undertake research into a wide range of water supply and sewerage management issues.

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Priorities

Priorities

We work to make sure your voice is heard on the big water industry issues that affect you.

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News

News

Read useful information about water supply, help with bills, water use and advice.

Latest news

Make a complaint

Make a complaint

Tell us about a problem you have with your company. We can advise or help you resolve your complaint.

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Work with us

Work with us

See our latest job vacancies and our processes should you wish to do business with us.

Latest jobs

Love water

Major campaign launched to encourage the nation to ‘Love Water’

Join us in showing water some love

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2019 Price Review

Water customers set to get more for their money

Good news could be in the pipeline for many customers as Ofwat tables plans that would reduce water bills for most households over the next five years.

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Water Matters 2019

Water companies failing to address households’ concerns over fair bills

Water companies are failing to convince enough households their bills are fair and they provide value for money

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Retail water market

Water retailers warned over rising complaints from business customers

Three water retailers in England have been scolded for their poor performance after water and sewerage complaints from business customers rose sharply for the second successive year.

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Fines and penalties

Statement: Watchdog appalled by Southern Water failures

The Consumer Council for Water has responded to this morning’s announcement by regulator Ofwat that Southern Water will pay £126 million to its customers, following serious failures in how it operated its sewerage treatment sites and for deliberately misreporting its performance.

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Should I switch to a water meter?

Use our calculator to quickly find out if you could save by making the switch.

Calculate if you could save

How do I make a complaint?

Tell us about a problem you have with your company. We can advise or help you resolve your complaint.

Our service is free to customers.

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Your water company

Contact your water company

Find your local water and sewerage supplier and their contact details.

Contact your water company

How is my water company performing?

Compare your water company's complaint performance and what customers say about the service they receive.

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Frequently asked questions

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