Business and non-household metered charges 2015/2016

Below is a summary of our tariffs that form part of our charges scheme for 2015/2016.
Please note that charges are shown exclusive of any VAT and are annual unless stated otherwise.

Water charges

A volumetric charge of £1.681 per cubic metre (m3) plus a standing charge related to meter size.

Meter size (mm) Standing charge

12/15

£41.26

20/22

£42.02

25/28

£46.64

 30/32/35

£46.64

40/42

£60.80

50/54

£90.86

75/80

£90.86

100

£109.50

150 and above

£109.50

Farm troughs

£41.26

Sewerage charges

Foul drainage

A volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)

£1.072

Swimming pool effluent - per cubic metre (m3)

£0.924

Charge for direct discharge to a wastewater treatment works
- per cubic meter (m3)

 £0.653

These charges also apply if you are billed on our behalf by another water company.

Surface water drainage and highway drainage charges

(a) Charges for measured non-household premises

Site area charging band Chargeable area (m2) Surface water drainage charge Highway drainage charge Surface water & highway drainage charge

Band 1

Up to124

£77.11

£46.23

£123.34

Band 2

125-299

£191.38

£114.97

£306.35

Band 3

300-649

£426.19

£256.56

£682.75

Band 4

650-1,499

£964.12

£580.64

£1,544.75

Band 5

1,500-2,999

£2,016.26

£1,214.82

£3,231.09

Band 6

3,000-6,999

£4,483.09

£2,700.63

£7,183.72

Band 7

7,000-11,999

£8,517.18

£5,131.05

£13,648.23

Band 8

12,000-17,999

£13,027.70

£7,724.95

£20,752.65

Band 9

18,000-24,999

£18,673.22

£11,072.54

£29,745.76

Band 10

25,000-49,999

£32,569.89

£19,312.76

£51,882.65

Band 11

50,000-74,999

£54,283.45

£32,188.10

£86,471.55

Band 12

75,000-99,999

£75,997.00

£45,063.44

£121,060.44

Band 13

100,000-124,999

£97,710.55

£57,938.78

£155,649.34

Band 14

125,000-149,999

£119,424.11

£70,814.13

£190,238.23

Band 15

150,000 & above

£130,460.80

£79,888.80

£210,349.60

The above charges also apply if you are billed on our behalf by another water company.

(b) Eligible community groups ( places of worship, scout and guide association premises, eligible community amateur sports clubs, community centres and village halls and sea cadet units by application, including those billed on our behalf by another water company).

A charge based on site area charging band 1, as set out in the table above.

Discount for direct debit payers – If you pay by direct debit an annual discount of £5.00 will be made to your account.

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

Optional water tariffs for large users of water

Select 50 tariff
This tariff will benefit you if your annual volumetric usage at one site will be more than 50 megalitres (50,000m3) p.a. but below 180 megalitres (180,000m3) p.a.

Annual fixed charge per site (in addition to the normal meter standing charges)

£16,834.38

Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)

£1.330

Select 180 tariff
This tariff will benefit you if your annual volumetric usage at one site will be more than 180 megalitres (180,000m3) p.a. but less than 750 megalitres (750,000 m3) p.a

Annual fixed charge per site

(in addition to the normal meter standing charges)

£60,978.45

Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)

£1.085

Select 750 tariff
This tariff will benefit you if your annual usage at one site will be more than 750 megalitres (750,000m3) p.a.

Annual fixed charge per site

(in addition to the normal meter standing charges)

£135,851.86

Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)

£0.985

Select Plus tariff
This tariff will benefit you if your annual volumetric usage at one site will be more than 3,000 megalitres (3,000,000m3) p.a. Charges are applied as for business metered consumers except the water volumetric charge is reduced for usage up to 3,000 megalitres and reduced further for usage above 3,000 megalitres and an additional annual fixed charge is payable.

Annual fixed charge per site

(in addition to the normal meter standing charges)

£135,851.86

Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)

- up to 3,000,000 cubic metres p.a

£0.985

- over 3,000,000 cubic metres p.a.

£0.387

Sewerage Select tariff

This tariff is available if your annual discharge at one site is more than 50 megalitres (50,000 cubic metres) p.a.

Volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3) £1.117

Water reservation charges
These are annual charges related to the volume of reserved capacity as detailed below:

Potable charges

Maximum daily volume reserved (Ml/day) Capacity charge Fixed site charge Volumetric charge(m3) Volumetric charge(m3)

Per Ml/per day

Up to reserved amount

Over reserved amount

Up to 0.137

£84,886.01

n/a

£1.493

£1.899

Up to 0.493

£84,886.01

£15,723.49

£1.114

£1.467

Up to 2.055

£84,886.01

£58,378.86

£0.863

£1.212

Over 2.055

£84,886.01

£130,729.65

£0.766

£1.079

Non-potable charges

Capacity charge Volumetric charge (m3) Volumetric charge (m3)

Per Ml/per day

Up to reserved amount

Over reserved amount

£18,574.52

£0.153

£0.224

Assurance statement

Our assurance statement - charges submission 2015/16 can be viewed here

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