Due to underground water supplies still being to low, Mid Kent Water have announced their Hosepipe and Sprinkler ban will stay in place. The water company - which provides services to 580,000 customers in Kent - is the only one to retain a ban. [read more...]
To protect essential water and sewerage services for consumers and safeguard the future of those services, bills in England and Wales will rise by a little more than inflation this year.
The average increase, which will vary from company to company, is 1.5% plus inflation at 4.3%. This means that the average household water and sewerage bill will rise by around £18 to £330 a year. [read more...]