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    Act now to stay one step ahead of rising water bills

    Cash-strapped households in Wales are being urged by the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) to stay one step ahead of rising water bills by taking advantage of untapped financial support. With inflation levels at a six-year high, many consumers could see their water bills rise from 1 April when water companies are allowed to add … Continued

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    Act now to stay one step ahead of rising water bills

    Cash-strapped households are being urged by the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) to stay one step ahead of rising water bills by taking advantage of untapped financial support. With inflation levels at a six-year high, millions of consumers could see their water bills rise from 1 April when water companies are allowed to add RPI … Continued

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    CCWater statement on Clevedon boil water notice

    The Consumer Council Water (CCWater) has responded to Bristol Water’s decision to introduce a boil water notice in parts of North Somerset after traces of the parasite cryptosporidium were discovered at a treatment works in Clevedon. David Heath CBE, Western Chair for the Consumer Council for Water, said: “Safeguarding customers’ health should always be the … Continued

  • Martin Lewis show sparks surge of visitors to water meter calculator

    Money saving guru Martin Lewis sparked a surge of visitors to CCWater’s website on Tuesday evening after encouraging millions of TV viewers to use our water meter calculator. Thousands of consumers logged onto the calculator within seconds of Martin mentioning it as part of a live bill-busting special on ITV 1. Martin kicked-off the popular … Continued

  • Don’t let your Christmas leftovers be a recipe for disaster

    Pouring turkey fat and other festive leftovers down the plughole is a recipe for disaster that could make it a costly Christmas for unsuspecting households. As millions of people prepare to tuck into their Christmas dinner, the Consumer Council for Water is urging everyone to stop and think about what they pour down the sink … Continued

  • GUEST BLOG: Working together to wipe out sewer menace

    Despite a concerted effort from water companies to spread the ‘do not flush’ message to consumers, the amount of wet wipes clogging up our sewers each year has continued to rise. But there may be better news on the horizon according to Rachel Dyson, Chair of the Water UK SNAP Network. This week Water UK … Continued