Assessment of affordability impacts with increased water metering
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At present only about 32% of households in England & Wales pay metered charges for water. The need to measure water use in order to manage and help conserve resources is a strong argument in favour of universal water metering. Based on the water companies’ draft water resource management plans, household meter penetration is projected to increase significantly as part of the companies’ efforts to meet future water demands with minimal environmental impact.