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

The new retail market is now open

Are you as a business customer eligible to switch?

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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

Big Energy Saving Week

Switch on the savings this Big Energy Saving Week

We are delighted to be supporting Big Energy Saving Week (BESW), which begins today

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2019 Price Review

PR19: Are bill-payers in for a shock?

Claims that water bills could reduce by an average of 4% in 2020-25 may not be all they seem, with added extras creating an uncertain future for bill-payers. James Mackenzie, Policy Manager at the Consumer Council for Water, explains.

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Save money and water

Get your water bills looking trim with our money-saving tips

While many of us might be feeling a few kilos heavier after Christmas there’s a good chance your wallet feels considerably lighter. The festivities can often leave us nursing a financial hangover which makes the New Year the ideal time to look at ways to save money.

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Fine to Flush

Watchdog welcomes Fine to Flush label

The Consumer Council for Water has labelled a new bid to help consumers understand what wet wipes they can safely flush down the toilet as an important step towards ending sewer flooding.

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The Unflushables

Help us defeat Dr Peevil and The Unflushables

Just when you thought it was safe to flush your loo – the scourge of our sewers The Unflushables have another evil plot in the pipeline.

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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.

Make a complaint

Your water company

Contact your water company

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

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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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