How Essex Businesses Can Save Money on Water Bills

Businesses can save up to 20% on water and wastewater bills when they switch water supplier to Castle Water. Find out more.

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Proudly Serving Businesses in Essex

If you remember the news story in Summer 2018, you’ll recall the warnings that were sent out to businesses across Essex to use water very conservatively as there were big concerns from reservoirs having low levels.

For businesses in Essex that use water frequently, any strain on supply can have knock-on effects and hinder any work getting done. At Castle Water, we help companies throughout Essex lower their water usage, improve water efficiency and have water contingency plans in place.

Serving Businesses Across Greater Essex

We proudly serve all twelve of the inner boroughs in Essex. So whether you’re running a salon in Lambeth or have a café in Southwark that you think could have better water rates, we can help.

Areas that we specialise in include hospitality, industrial, educational and retail.

Even if your business is out with those mentioned above, take a look at our wastewater management services and see what the benefits could be for your business.

Switching Business Water Supplier in Essex

Bills seem to go up all the time, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Castle Water employs techniques that businesses can use to act smarter when working with water. Whether it’s how wastewater is treated or how new connections are established, we can help lower costs and save water.

If you are looking to improve your current water services and are considering switching water company, by choosing Castle Water you could benefit from services including:

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Changing Business Water Supplier

For any business who thinks it would be too hard to switch provider, don’t worry. Get in touch to find out more about switching to Castle Water. We can take care of the process and ensure you don’t have any problems leaving your present provider to get a better deal.

Where Essex Gets Water From

Did you know that Essex, even though it stretches to the coast, is the driest county in England?

Roughly 95% of the water used comes from rivers and is pumped through the 110 reservoirs dotted around the county. Hanningfield is the main reservoir in Essex, but when demand is high, it’s common for water to be sourced from Abberton in Suffolk.

With changes in weather, a warning like those given out in 2018 are going to become more common, and because the county uses water from rivers over rainfall, being able to have continuous access to water is vital to many businesses.

With our knowledge of the local water network, we can help businesses take control of their bills and usage. We aim to lower bills through smart meter readings that are automated rather than the old approach of estimated readings.

By carrying out water audits and seeing if effluent services can be improved, businesses can see bills go down over time simply by having a smart approach to water management.

If there are ways in which your business can improve how it handles water, we will find it.

A Water Company Essex Trusts

With over 3,000 five star reviews on Trustpilot, we are one of the best-rated business water suppliers in the UK.

We aim to get any business switched over and saving as soon as possible.

Make the Switch Today

Want to know more about switching water supplier in Essex or how we can improve water efficiency for your business? Call us on 01250 718 700 (Mon - Fri 8 am to 6 pm) or leave us a message via our contact form.


FAQ's

How much does business water cost in Essex?

The total cost of your business water depends on whether you have a meter or not. If you do not have a meter, your bill will be assessed on the rateable value of the property. So if you think you use less water than similar-sized premises, it may be a good idea to have a meter installed.

Do I have to pay VAT on my business water in Essex?

VAT (Value Added Tax) is normally only payable on your water bill if your business is involved in one of the following industries

  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Textiles
  • Utilities

What are my responsibilities regarding business water in Essex?

Under the Health & Safety regulations, businesses are responsible for providing an adequate supply of high-quality drinking water as well as suitable and sufficient toilet and washing facilities, including showers if appropriate to the type of work.

How can I improve my business water efficiency in Essex?

There are a number of ways you can improve the efficiency of your business water usage, including;

  • Invest in a water audit
  • Install a smart meter and take regular readings
  • Recycle grey water
  • Don’t put anything nasty down the drain
  • Educate your employees

How do I apply for a water meter in Essex?

If you do not have a water meter and would like to enquire about getting one installed, please contact us.

How much will a water meter cost in Essex?

The cost of having a meter fitted will depend on your location, and the size of the meter required. In some cases, it may be free of charge. To find out more fill in this form and a member of our team will contact you shortly.

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