Customers having difficulty paying their bills should speak to their water company to find out the range of help that is available.
Under Final Determinations announced by Ofwat today, average water and waste water bills will come down by 5% in real terms over the next five years – a decrease in the average bill across England and Wales of £20 by 2020.
The water sector has provided the first of a package of measures to help developers build more quickly the new homes that are so urgently needed.
The UK water industry is fully committed to delivering essential infrastructure and supporting the government's National Infrastructure Plan. However, water supply and availability needs to be at the heart of our decision-making for communities, businesses and agriculture - we can no longer just assume water will be there when and where we need it.
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- Contact your water company if you are struggling to pay
- Water UK statement about Ofwat’s announcement on Final Determination
- Water companies helping to speed up building of new homes
- Water availability crucial to building new communities