WASC’S & WOC’S COMPARISONS OF WATER DEMAND FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT:
AN INDEPENDENT INFORMATION PAPER – JANUARY 2021
The criteria used by both Water Companies and Water and Sewerage Companies to determine the water demand of a new property remains of one of the most fundamentally important aspects of Water and Sewerage Legislation. Moreover, water demand is the foundation on which a range of charges House Builders and Developers have to pay for the provision of water and sewerage infrastructure provision for new homes are based.
On 1st January 2021 and for the first time in over thirty years since the Water and Sewerage Sector was privatised in 1989, each Company published their respective calculations for the water demand for a new property. The chart on page 3 crystallises the results for each Company – the degree of variation is staggering to the point of being of serious concern for all House Builders and Developers.
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