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A review and comparison of the water and sewerage sectors charging arrangements

Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2020
  One of the most prominent and disturbing aspects of the Water and Sewerage Sector reforms, as revealed in our earlier Independent Report, “Why the Water and Sewerage Sectors Reforms Will Cost House Builders Significantly More”, was how Water & Sewerage Company charges varied so considerably – see Appendix 1 of the August 2020 Report,…
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Why the water and sewerage sector reforms will cost house builders significantly more

Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2020
  Since April 2018 a number of major Reforms have taken place in the Water and Sewerage Sector many of which will have a major effect on the commercial viability of most developments and subsequently a House Builder’s ability to acquire land. The accumulative result will be a significant increase in costs for the provision…
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Changes to Charging Rules & Charging Arrangements within the Water Industry

Posted on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
Ray Farrow TDS/HBF Consultant With the introduction of the Charging Arrangements on 1st April 2018 it has been possible, for the first time in the history of the Water and Sewerage Sector, to have more visibility of the Companies methodologies and transparency of their charges. Ray’s presentation charts the journey of how we got to…
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