Our charges 2014/2015

Our charges scheme relates to the period starting from 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2015.

Below is a summary of our tariffs that form part of our charges scheme for 2014/2015.

Please note charges are shown exclusive of any VAT and are annual unless stated otherwise.

Household charges

1. Unmeasured charges

 Water

Sewerage

Standing charge

Charge per £RV

Charge per £RV

£63.00

£0.983

 £1.540

If premises are not connected to the public sewer system for surface water drainage, either directly or indirectly, the sewerage charge is £1.182 per £RV (rateable value).

If premises only receive surface water drainage and highway drainage services, the charge is £0.716 per £RV (rateable value).

2. Measured charges

Water

Sewerage

Standing charge

Volumetric charge per m3

Standing charge

Fixed charge (surface water drainage & highway drainage)

Volumetric charge per m3

£36.00

£1.635

£19.00

£79.00

£1.331

Assumes a 15mm meter has been fitted.

If premises only receive a water service the standing charge will be £54.00.

If premises are not connected to the public sewer system for surface water drainage, either directly or indirectly, the sewerage fixed charge is £38.00. Our surface water drainage section explains more.

3. Assessed charges - household where metering is impracticable

If you live in a household property and you have applied to have a meter fitted free of charge (including altered household premises) but a meter cannot be installed, an assessed charge is available, comprising of a fixed annual amount varying according to the type of premises except where only one person lives at the premises:

Type of premises

Water

Sewerage

Total

Single person household

£117.75

£164.55

£282.30

Detached (includes houses, link detached houses and bungalows)

£248.55

£271.03

£519.58

Semi-detached (includes houses and semi-detached bungalows)

£227.30

£253.73

£481.03

Other household premises (includes flats and terraced houses)

£174.98

£211.14

£386.12

If premises are not connected to the public sewer system for surface water drainage, either directly or indirectly, the sewerage charge for each type of premises will be reduced by £41.00.

4. WaterSure – a charge for vulnerable groups

If you are eligible for this charge it is based on the average household charge.

Water

Sewerage

Total

Average household charge

 £194.00

 £221.00

 £415.00

If premises are not connected to the public sewer system for surface water drainage, either directly or indirectly, the sewerage charge for each type of premises will be reduced to £180.00.

  • Discount for direct debit payers – If you pay by direct debit an annual discount of £5.00 will be made to your account
  • Owners' allowance - An annual allowance of 3.5% is available to owners of premises who, by agreement with us, undertake to pay unmetered charges for one or more tenanted household properties. To qualify for the allowance, payment must be made as stated on your account
  • Other water companies charges - Charges will be different if you live near to the borders of our area and receive water supply or sewerage services from another company
  • Enquiries over basis of charge – If you are moving into a household property within our area you can obtain details of our charges for that property by telephoning 0845 746 1100
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