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  • Water Watchdog meets in Taunton

    The Consumer Council for Water Western is inviting members of the public to its next meeting in Taunton on Wednesday 24 November where the water watchdog will be questioning water companies on their performance against a range of measures including targets for leakage, sewer flooding and customer service.1 Other issues on the agenda include a…

  • Water Watchdog meets in Exeter

    The Consumer Council for Water Western is inviting members of the public to its next meeting in Exeter on Thursday 23 September where the committee will be asking local water companies how they plan to promote special services for vulnerable customers. Charles Howeson, Chair of the Consumer Council for Water Western, said: “All water companies…

  • Bristol Water customers will be very disappointed with decision on prices

    The Consumer Council for Water today (4 August 2010) warned that the Competition Commission’s final decision on how much Bristol Water can charge its customers until 2015 is well above what many customers will be willing to accept. The Competition Commission has said that Bristol Water will be able to raise prices by 15 per…

  • Water Watchdog meets in Salisbury

    The Consumer Council for Water Western is inviting members of the public to its next meeting in Salisbury on Thursday 27 May where the committee will discuss investment in drinking water quality with local water companies. One of the difficulties facing local water companies comes from the fertilisers and pesticides used by the farming industry…

  • Guidance plan for water consumers to help with next batch of bills

    The Consumer Council for Water South West is providing customers with advice as bills for those on a meter start to arrive on door mats.  The water watchdog is giving local customers guidance about what they need to do if their bills contains any nasty surprises, such as it being excessively higher  than they expected,…

  • New water consumer champion ready to be ‘vocal and visible’

    The Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) started work today for water consumers in the Wessex region – as well as those living in the rest of England and Wales. CCWater will build on the service previously provided by WaterVoice. The new organisation will have extra duties and more power than its predecessor, which represented consumers…