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Increase in use of compulsory water meters

Do you have a water meter in your home? The number of properties which do has risen above 10 million in England and Wales as companies in drought-prone areas oblige customers to have one installed.

By next spring, 50% of all homes will have a water meter because of compulsory water metering.

Many people end up paying less but some have seen their bills rise sharply.

Simon Gompertz reports.

  • 21 Aug 2014
  • From the section England
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