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Direct Debit

Take the hassle out of remembering to pay your bill.

All Direct Debits are covered by a payment industry guarantee, giving you protection should things go wrong. For more information, visit the Direct Debit website.


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Confirmation

 

You hold a Bank/Building Society Account, and you are the account holder * 
You are the only person required to authorise debits from this account * 

If you are not the Bank/Building Society Account holder or you are not the only person required to authorise debits on the account, you must complete and return a paper Direct Debit Instruction

   

Frequently asked questions

 

Here are some of our commonly asked questions

I need help paying my bill

How do I find out about paperless billing?

Can you help people with disabilities?

How can I check the hardness of my water?

How do you calculate my bill?

Can I add or remove someone from my account?

I am moving house, what do I need to do?

Do you offer a discount?

How can I amend or cancel my Direct Debit?

I want to know about leaks

My water tastes different after plumbing work.

Do I need to tell you about any plumbing work?

What fittings are approved to use on the UK Water Supply System?

Should I do anything for my meter installation?

What if I already have a water meter?

Do you need a permission to fit a meter inside a property boundary?

Can I water my garden if I have a meter?

What is the Water Metering Programme?

Will I save on a meter?

I don't want to be billed on my meter, can I choose?

Do I need to do anything before my meter is installed?

How do I switch to a metered bill after a compulsory meter is installed?

Do you need access to my property to fit a meter?

Can I change back to an non metered bill?

What happens if a meter cannot be fitted?

What will my first metered bill look like?

When I switch when will I receive my first metered bill?

Where will you be installing meters and when?

Who is paying for metering customer properties?

Why are you introducing compulsory meters?

Why aren't all customers on meters?

Why is it some properties can not be metered?

Will all homes be metered?

Will fitting meters cause any disruption?

Will you adhere to all Coronavirus precautions?

Will you fit meters to all properties in a road on the same day?

Do I need to do anything after my meter has been installed?

Do I have to have a meter?

Where is my meter?

I need a plumber

Can I work on water pipes?

Do I get a reduction if I have a soakaway?

Do I have to pay a bill for a empty home?

I need to find my external stoptap

What is Rateable Value?

Letting us know if something goes wrong

How can I find out who is my water company?

I need to talk to someone about my drains, waste water or sewerage

Can I have a meter?

I would like to find out more about lead. Can you help?

How do I apply for a meter?

How often am I billed?

I want to replace my mains water pipe

Who is responsible for the pipes in my home?

Can I have a meter if I live in a flat?

I can't have a meter, what happens now?

Can I have my meter moved to a different place?

Can you tell me about oestrogen in water?

My meter has been fitted, what happens next?

Can I get a copy of my bill?

Can I have a summary of charges?

My water is due to go off, but I can't manage without water.

How do I deal with frozen pipes?

How can I change my details?

Can I take my own meter readings?

The account holder has passed away

I have applied for a meter, what happens next?

My meter is fogged.

What are Assessed Charges?

I have a meter, how often will I be billed?

Where can I find my customer number?

Are you charging me for sewerage?

More about rateable value

 

The Direct Debit Guarantee


  • The Guarantee is offered by all banks and building societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits.
  • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit Affinity Water Limited will notify you 10 working days in advance of the account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request Affinity Water Limited to collect a payment confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request.
  • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit by Affinity Water Limited or your bank or building society you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society.
  • If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when Affinity Water Limited asks you to.
  • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us.
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