The water industry is continuing to play its part in the delivery of new homes in the UK by maintaining its high standards of services to developers.
Customers who need extra help will, from April, get a more streamlined service from water and energy companies making it easier to get help and stay safe at home.
The Local Government Association has reported today that the cost of removing decayed teeth in children has jumped 61% in the last five years – rising to more than £35 million a year.
One solution to this problem is to encourage tap water as the default choice of hydration for the younger generations, moving them away from unhealthy sugary alternatives.
The average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales for 2016-17 will be £389 – an increase of £2 (less than 1%) compared with the previous year. The increase is in line with the 5-year plans developed by every water and sewerage company after extensive consultation with customers and confirmed by the industry regulator, Ofwat, in 2014.