Trade effluent charges 2016/2017

The table below shows the charges per cubic metre for effluent of average strength based on the following Mogden formula elements.

Mogden formula elements Volumetric charge per m3

R = Reception and conveyance

£0.3228

V = Preliminary and primary treatment

£0.1789

 B¹ = Biological treatment (capital element)

 £0.0502

B² = Biological oxidation (based on chemical oxygen demand of 350mg/l)

£0.1404

S = Sludge treatment and disposal (based upon suspended solids of 230mg/l)

£0.1699

Total charge for conveyance and full treatment of average strength effluent

£0.8622

Minimum charge

£246.45

Note 1: The reception charge for annual discharges of more than 50 megalitres (50,000 m3) at one site is £0.2824 per cubic metre.

Note 2: For discharges that are not received at a treatment works where we incur additional costs to the R factor charging formula element above, a charge of £0.3880 per cubic metre will apply and may vary having regard to any additional costs that we incur.

Trade effluent reservation charges 2016/2017

Where applicable a reservation charge will be made in two parts:

  • a daily element per cubic metre of volume and treatment capacity reserved in the sewerage network; and
  • an element based on the actual volume and strength output
Mogden formula elements Reservation charge per m3/day Volumetric charge per m3

R = Reception and conveyance

£0.2469

£0.0759

V = Preliminary and primary treatment

£0.1022

£0.0767

B¹ = Biological treatment (capital element)

£0.0502

N/a

B² = Biological oxidation (based on chemical oxygen demand of 350mg/l)

£0.0453

£0.0951

S = Sludge treatment and disposal (based on suspended solids of 230mg/l)

£0.1104

£0.0595

Note: The reception charge for treatment of more than 50 megalitres (50,000 m3) at one site is £0.2144 per cubic metre/day and the volume charge is £0.0680 per cubic metre.

Other water companies' charges

Charges will be different for if you live near to the borders of our area and receive water supply and sewerage services from another company.

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