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  • New water bill: can you beat the increase?

    Due to current high inflation, water customers can expect to see an average increase of £20 on annual water bills as they drop onto doormats across England and Wales. Dame Yve Buckland, Chair of CCWater said: “It has never been more important for customers to get value for money from their water companies. By taking … Continued

  • New water bill: can you beat the increase?

    Due to the current high levels of inflation, water customers across Wales can expect an average increase of around £16 on last year’s annual water bills. Diane McCrea, Chair of the Consumer Council for Water Wales Committee said: “It has never been more important for customers to get value for money from their water companies. … Continued

  • Inflation continues to impact on water prices in Wales

    Water customers in Wales will continue to see increases to bills following an announcement today (31 January 2012) from water regulator, Ofwat, says watchdog the Consumer Council for Water in Wales. In 2009, Ofwat announced that by 2015 average water bills before inflation would reduce for D?r Cymru Welsh Water customers by £30, and increase … Continued

  • Inflation continues to impact on water prices

    Customers in England and Wales will be concerned to see increases to bills, following an announcement today (31 Jan 2011) from water regulator, Ofwat, says watchdog the Consumer Council for Water. In 2009, Ofwat announced that average water bills would, in real terms, remain broadly flat until 2015, but the impact of a higher than … Continued

  • Public Invited to Discussion with Water Companies

    The Consumer Council for Water Central and Eastern Committee is inviting members of the public to its next meeting on: Wednesday 25 January 2012  1.15pm – 3.30pm,  Conference Room  Cambridge Central Library  Cambridge CB2 3QD The water watchdog will be reviewing local water companies’ performance and questioning them on how they promote the services that … Continued

  • HAVE A FESTIVE AND FAT FREE CHRISTMAS

    The Consumer Council for Water has some words of warning about the dangers turkey fat could pose to your pipes this Christmas. Tipping left over fat and grease from the Christmas turkey down the kitchen sink or toilet could cause some unwelcome woes this holiday, and people might want to think twice before dumping fat, … Continued