Charges axed for group water schemes

The government has funded the abolition of water charges to ensure that there is no difference between people on group water schemes and those on public water supplies

26th August, 2018

Water charges are being abolished for around 250,000 people in rural areas for the first time in almost 60 years.

The government has funded the abolition of water charges to ensure that there is no difference between people on group water schemes and those on public water supplies. It is another consequence of the effective abolition of water charges which was announced last year.

The deal to provide free water for households on group water schemes was...

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