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Business and non-household metered charges 2016/2017


View a summary of United Utilities business’ metered tariffs that form part of our charges scheme for 2016/2017.

Please note that charges are shown exclusive of any VAT and are annual unless stated otherwise.


Water charges


A standard volumetric charge of £1.705 per cubic metre (m3) plus a standing charge related to meter size.
 
Meter Size (mm)Standing
charge
12/15£43.31
20/22£44.11
25/28£48.96
30/32/35£48.96
40/42£63.82
50/54£95.38
75/80£95.38
100£114.94
150 and above£114.94
Farm troughs£43.31

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

Sewerage charges
 

Foul drainageCharge
Standard volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)£1.105
Swimming pool effluent - per cubic metre (m3)£0.950
Charge for direct discharge to a wastewater treatment works - per cubic meter (m3)£0.685
Select sewerage charge - per cubic metre (m3)£1.105
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
Surface water
drainage charge
Highway drainage
charge
Surface water and
highway drainage charge
Band 1Up to 124£87.69£41.78£129.48
Band 2125-299£217.83£103.77£321.60
Band 3300-649£485.46£231.27£716.73
Band 4650-1,499£1,098.38£523.27£1,621.64
Band 51,500-2,999£2,297.42£1,094.50£3,391.91
Band 63,000-6,999£5,107.87£2,433.41£7,541.28
Band 77,000-11,999£9,704.36£4,623.19£14,327.55
Band 812,000-17,999£14,714.81£7,010.18£21,724.99
Band 918,000-24,999£21,091.44£10,048.03£31,139.47
Band 1025,000-49,999£36,787.76£17,525.81£54,313.57
Band 1150,000-74,999£61,313.27£29,209.83£90,523.10
Band 1275,000-99,999£85,838.77£40,893.86£126,732.63
Band 13100,000-124,999£110,364.27£52,577.88£162,942.16
Band 14125,000-149,999£134,889.78£64,261.91£199,151.68
Band 15150,000 & above£159,415.76£75,946.17£235,361.94


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 see table above)£18,939.20
Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)£1.319


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 see table above)£66,015.70
Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)£1.057


Select 750 tariff

This tariff will benefit you if your annual volumetric usage at one site will be more than 750 megalitres (750,000 m3) p.a. but less than 3,000 megalitres (3,000,000 m3) p.a.
 
Annual fixed charge per site (in addition to the normal meter standing charges see table above)£118,322.93
Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3)£0.988


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 see table above)£118,322.93
Plus volumetric charge - per cubic metre (m3) 
- up to 3,000,000 cubic metres p.a.£0.988
- over 3,000,000 cubic metres p.a.£0.384
Full charges scheme

This charges scheme fixes the charges to be paid for services provided by the Company in the course of carrying out its functions as a water and sewerage undertaker. 

View a summary version of the charges scheme
See our business charges at a glance for 2016-2017
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Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey, 
Warrington, WA5 3LP
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