Water rates of £320 a year, or meter?

2 of us live in our house, in Essex and have been offered a water meter. We never wash the cars or water the grass, and only have showers every day, we pay £320 a year rates, would it be cheaper to switch to a meter, as they want to fit one to our property?

Thanks in advance


  • giraffe69
    giraffe69 Posts: 3,544
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    We are also two in the house and both in our old property and our new one the cost using a meter is significantly cheaper than it was before via rateable value.
  • macman
    macman Posts: 52,949
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    Yes, because you then have two years in which to switch back to RV billing if no saving. It's a no-brainer.
    No free lunch, and no free laptop ;)
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