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    water rates

    hi all, i've been told today that if i have any alterations in my house i can claim a discount on my rates(ive got a stairlift and use wheelchair in house) is this true and if so how do i calim. i've got a discount on my council due to these.

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    You will have to contact your water supplier as they do give discounts for those with certain disabilities.
    However, if you are not on a meter they may insist on putting one in and once you have one you will have it forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wildcat View Post
    hi all, i've been told today that if i have any alterations in my house i can claim a discount on my rates(ive got a stairlift and use wheelchair in house) is this true and if so how do i calim. i've got a discount on my council due to these.
    if your house has alterations because of disability you can sometimes get the house dropped a band for council tax

    regards water rates if on a meter and you need to use a lot of extra water for medical reasons you can get the bill capped at the average bill

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    You can also get a discount on the water bill if your surface water goes into a soakaway rather than to mains drainage. The water companies don't advertise this - you have to ask.

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    water meter

    On the other hand if you live alone and there are more rooms than people get a water meter installed. I have and it saves quite a bit of money.

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/uti...ut-water-bills

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    Hers the severn & trent link

    http://www.sttf.org.uk/files/STTF%20App.pdf


    Don't know if it is what you are looking for think i may fill one in and send it off simply to see if they will give us any discount

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