Water supply and sanitation in England and Wales http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30200/all en Household water bills set to rise by 3.5 pct in England, Wales http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/household-water-bills-set-rise-35-pct-england-wales <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Increase to come into effect from April 1</p> <p>* Highest average bill still South West Water</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Household water and sewerage bills in England and Wales are set to rise by 3.5 percent or around 13 pounds ($20.46) over the next year, the water industry regulator Ofwat said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The increase will take into account an inflation rate of 3 percent and will mean a total average bill of 388 pounds in 2013-2014, the regulator said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/household-water-bills-set-rise-35-pct-england-wales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Inflation Ofwat Water supply and sanitation in England and Wales Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:45:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746207 at http://www.globalpost.com