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WaterSure sheme - help with water bills.

(3 Posts)
PippaZ Mon 25-Oct-21 11:03:03

This is a scheme run by the water companies to give help in paying for water bills. It, like the Warm Front scheme, is not a benefit run by the government.

You can find details here

I wonder if anyone has had any experience with this?

Franbern Mon 25-Oct-21 13:04:26

I was registered under this scheme when I lived in my house in London. Must say that I never ever came anywhere close to my water bill being the minimum amount which would have entitled me to assistance with paying the water rates.

However, did find it useful in other ways. Being registered, I became a priority when there was any sort of local water problem. One year, a local mains pipe burst and caused problems locally for a few days - the water board came to my house to ensure I was okay and to give to me about six large bottles of water.

Pammie1 Mon 08-Nov-21 22:48:09

Same here - on a water meter and bills are under the minimum amount to trigger help. As Franbern says, it can be useful - we got the six pack of water when United Utilities were working in the area.