Forum Home» Energy» Water Bills

Extortionate water bill

New Post Advanced Search

Extortionate water bill

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Water Bills
5 replies 1.1K views
Leard91Leard91 Forumite
15 posts
Fifth Anniversary Combo Breaker First Post
edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Water Bills
I have recently moved into my first house in Cardiff. Previously I lived in a flat with water bills paid as part of the rent, so this is my first experience with paying water bills.

I got in touch with Welsh Water to set up an account with them and they have come back with our bill. £79.90 a month. Two people live in the property and we're generally very good with saving water. According to Welsh Water's own water use calculator we should be using £35 a month's worth.

So where does this £79 figure come from? I have requested for a metre to be installed because we will clearly save money. However that's still at least 3 months to pay over double what we're estimated to pay.

Are we able to get a rebate? We are clearly going to be paying for way more than what we are going to use.

Replies

Sign In or Register to comment.

Quick links

Essential Money | Who & Where are you? | Work & Benefits | Household and travel | Shopping & Freebies | About MSE | The MoneySavers Arms | Covid-19 & Coronavirus Support