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Why switch business water supplier?

The market deregulation in England and Scotland means that UK businesses are not tied to one supplier. Businesses can shop around for their water rates to get the best deal.

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The water market opened for business in 2017. The market deregulation in England and Scotland means that UK businesses are not tied to one supplier. Businesses can shop around for their water rates to get the best deal. It is more inline with the energy market.

Why switch your business water supplier?

The main reason to switch business water is price. As the market matures, businesses can save money and reduce consumption. The supply of water is separate from waste water disposal. Therefore, a separate company can provide the retail water service for your business.

Even with a small amount of suppliers in the market, there's plenty of opportunity to save by switching.

What are the benefits of switching?

The water market is not as competitive as the energy market. However, it is heading in the same direction. Switching business water will still present significant savings.

If you switch your business electricity and gas at the same time, you will see a bigger difference straight away.

With a range of suppliers to choose from, you may want to switch to a supplier who offers a more tailored offer.

How do I know if my business can switch water supplier?

Any business using over 5000m³ of water per year in England and Scotland can switch. If your business or supplier is located in Wales, you will not be able to switch.

It is not possible to switch water supplier for your home. This applies to home offices. 

You can check which water suppliers are available in your area on the Open Water website. This is a Government regulated page to support business water customers. This helps you avoid any scam water retailers. All legitimate water retailer are listed on the site.

How is the price of business water rates calculated?

The price of commercial water depends on company size and location. Ofwat is the government's regulator of the water market. It is their job to ensure that the rates charged by water retailers are fair.

Businesses in the UK pay for water based on a meter or a fixed estimated amount. This is based on the size of the building. This means that many small and micro businesses pay similar rates to domestic customers.

To switch get in touch with our specialist water team. We can help guide you through the process.

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