As a business you buy water, wastewater (sewerage) or both for your premises, from April 2017 you may be eligible to switch to a new retail service supplier to get the best deal.
If you are eligible, you will be able to:
You can start shopping around now – but you won’t officially be able to change your package or retailer until the market opens in April 2017.
Currently, customers with larger water requirements (in excess of 50 million litres per year) may be eligible to ‘self-supply’ by applying for a retail water licence, which will enable them to buy services directly from one of the wholesalers.
From April 2017, business and commercial water users, based wholly or mainly in England, will be able to choose both their water and wastewater supplier. There will be no minimum consumption level as currently exists.
Customers may receive their water supply from one company and their sewerage services from another. This means that you may get two separate bills.
Do you want the lowdown on the New Water Market?
Talk to Touchstone. We will help you understand where you stand and how you can take advantage of the new structure.