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Water and sewerage charges to rise by up to 20% on average – here's what's happening where you live

The majority of households in England, Scotland and Wales will see water and sewerage charges rise from April. However, prices vary depending on where you live, and not everyone will see an increase.

2 February 2024

Water bills to rise by less than planned from April 2024 as firms hit with £114 million penalty – here's what we know

Some water bills in England and Wales could rise by less than planned from April 2024, as 12 water companies have been hit with a collective £114 million penalty for missing targets on pollution, leaks and customer service.

26 September 2023

Water bills to rise by £31/year in England and Wales – but there are still ways you can cut costs

The average annual water bill in England and Wales is set to rise by around £31 a year (7.5%) from April, industry body Water UK has announced today.

2 February 2023

Struggling with your water bill? You could get up to 90% off from your supplier – here's how to check if you're eligible

If you're struggling, we've rounded up what each supplier has to offer and how to check if you're eligible and apply.

21 November 2022

Martin Lewis: It's time to tackle the forgotten utility - can you save £400/yr on your water bill? founder Martin Lewis has told consumers to take advantage of the 600,000 water saving freebies that are available right now. On his weekly The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV he told viewers they could save money by considering the "forgotten utility".

5 November 2021

Average water bill to rise by £8 – see how yours will change

The average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales is set to rise by £8 to £415 a year from 1 April

20 February 2019

Three water companies scolded for poor customer service by watchdog

Three water companies have been told by the Consumer Council for Water to improve customer service following a high number of complaints

20 September 2018