Wholesale charges

2020/21 Wholsale charges 

July 2019 Charges Bulletin outlining significant changes to 2020/21 primary wholesale charges (PDF 91 KB opens in a new window) 

2019/20 Wholesale charges 

The wholesale water charges scheme (PDF 911 KB opens in a new window) and wholesale sewerage charges scheme (PDF 917 KB opens in a new window) are designed for water supply licensees, other wholesalers and any other recipient of our wholesale products and services. These schemes set out how United Utilities Water Limited charges for its wholesale water and sewerage services and details the charges for these services. 

Assurance statement for the wholesale charges 2019/20 (PDF 3,150 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale charges schedule for 2019/20 (PDF 268 KB opens in a new window) - Last updated: January 2019

Statement of significant changes to charges (PDF 267 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale charging rules - 2019/20 charges (PDF 171 KB opens in a new window) 

Engagement with stakeholders 2019/20 (accompanies the Assurance Statement (PDF 102 KB opens in a new window) 

United Utilities Water Limited Bulletin - January 2019 (PDF 237 KB opens in a new window) 

Charges for New Appointment and Variations (NAVs)

Information on charges for NAVs can be found here 

New Connection Services 2019/20

For the avoidance of doubt, charges relating to the provision of new connections services can be found in our new connections and developer services charges scheme for 2019/20 (PDF 1,874 KB opens in a new window). These charges apply to anyone requesting new connections services.

2018/19 Wholesale charges 

Wholesale water charges scheme (PDF 906 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale sewerage charges scheme (PDF 904 KB opens in a new window) 

Assurance statement for the wholesale charges 2018/19 (PDF 4,415 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale charges schedule for 2018/19 (PDF 201 KB opens in a new window) - Last updated: January 18 

Statement of significant changes to charges 2018/19 (PDF 132 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale charging rules - 2018/19 charges (PDF 215 KB opens in a new window) 

New Connection Services 2018/19

For the avoidance of doubt, charges relating to the provision of new connections services can be found in our new connections and developer services charges scheme for 2018/19 (PDF 1,732 KB opens in a new window) . These charges apply to anyone requesting new connections services.

2017/18 Wholesale Charges 

Wholesale water charges scheme (PDF 901 KB opens in a new window)

Wholesale sewerage charges scheme (PDF 890 KB opens in a new window) 

Assurance statement for the wholesale charges 2017/18 (PDF 2,005 KB opens in a new window) 

Wholesale charges schedule for 2017/18 (PDF 827 KB opens in a new window) - Last updated: April 2017

Statement of significant changes to charges 2017/18 (PDF 248 KB opens in a new window)

Charges Bulletin 

We will update this page with information about wholesale access charges relevant to retailers who provide services to the 1.2 million businesses and non-household customers (wholly or mainly in England).

Wholesale access charges are the charges that retailers will have to pay United Utilities in return for the provision of bundled wholesale water and wastewater services.

We will publish bulletins on this page on a regular basis to provide an update on any developments in our wholesale access charges.

Meter Reading Services 

United Utilities Water Limited does not offer meter reading services. 

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