How bills for households without a meter are changing for 2017/2018

Customers without a water meter usually pay for their services through a charge that is based on the rateable value (RV) of their property.

Changes in charges 2017/2018 (including inflation of 2.19%)  

  Fixed charge 

RV charge 

Bill for £100 RV property  Bill for £300 RV property  2017/2018 average unmetered bill for £158 RV property  Change in average unmetered bill
  % change % change % change % change £ £
Water 0.4 1.3 0.9 1.1 229 2
Sewerage n/a 5.0 5.0 5.0 254 12
Combined  0.4 3.5 2.9 3.2 484 14

 

The diagram below shows the average unmeasured bill of £484 (2017/2018 prices) and how it is shared across the services we provide

 

Image showing average unmeasured bill shared across serrvices provided

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every five years Ofwat, our regulator, sets price controls for how much each company can charge its customers. In 2014, Ofwat set price controls for 2015 to 2020.