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Amir’s bad accident stops him from working

Amir doesn’t receive sick pay and doesn’t expect to go back to work for several months and knows he will get behind with his bills. Amir's water bill is due for payment, and he is worrying about what might happen.

How we helped

Amir worried about calling, because he thought he would be judged. We reassured him that we understood his circumstances and have helped many customers in similar situations.

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If you can relate to Amir’s story, please get in touch

We know it's not easy making that first contact. Our customer affordability team are understanding and will not judge. Tell us about your circumstances and we'll be in touch with how we can help.

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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?

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Independent advice

We have listed a number of charities and organisations who specialise in aid for people living with disabilities.

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