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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2011, 19:37:23 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2011, 20:10:41 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2011, 21:06:40 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2011, 21:09:35 PM »
i haven't counted in water rates for shops and businesses small or large... and i won't go down that road, as i wouldn't have a clue just how much a steelworks use for example.. or the cost of running a swimming pool..  or how much water warburtons use everyday when they bake their bread
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2011, 21:20:35 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2011, 21:54:38 PM »
when a single occupier saves around 33% per year on a meter.. better than paying full whack on a fixed non metered tarrif.
soon as it is assumed that another person lives in the property, it is obvious it is going to cost more on a meter than what was costing in the first place.

whether it benefits the public more than the water company or not is debatable.

but, if a single occupier just happens to have a bath everyday or uses a washing machine three times a week, that will push it back up to close of what they were paying in the first place......

and, if this is the case, it is a case of neither here or there.... but it becomes a concern when people are paying more than they were in the first place through a meter.  and that only come through a conclusion that a water company hs been supplying too cheap or they are setting the unit price too high..... which is it to be? it's hard to tell what exactly has been going on...

but when water companies have been raising prices more than the inflation rate and even if the raises were not necessary, this adds to public angst...

and the only way to sort it out is by analyzing what the unit price of water should actually be - and what a non metered tarrif should actually be - as non metered fixed tarrifs are an estimated usage based on a god knows what formula...

so, inflation will go up and the inflation will reflect the utility chrges and inflation goes up because the company puts it up.... 
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2011, 09:33:46 AM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #22 on: May 29, 2011, 15:50:51 PM »
wikiwilts... unless you actually do have a contribution to make, go take your sorry little hide esewher.

GTF..

probably it is people like you that have caused this sorry mess in the first place LOL
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #24 on: May 29, 2011, 18:49:06 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #25 on: May 29, 2011, 22:00:34 PM »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2011, 22:11:35 PM »
so, have any of you got a water meter???.. if so, are you actually saving money. if you are not single that is. Because for obvious reasons, a single occupancy is automatically cheaper on a meter than a standard non-metered tariff.

the theory should have been obvious.. if a single person has got a meter, if someone moves in, it is obvious the usage is going to go up, but that does not necessarily mean automatically it will go up 100% just because there are now two rather than one.
even if it goes up 50%, that will push it back to slightly over to what it was in the first place with an umetred tariff.... Agreed?
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #27 on: May 29, 2011, 22:46:11 PM »
« Last Edit: May 30, 2011, 21:43:21 PM by johnsouthwales »
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #28 on: May 29, 2011, 23:32:32 PM »
i had a look at the uswitch.. they calculated to around what my water co said to me before.,

but, as i mentioned already, it only saves money when there is a single occupancy... and it could break even if a shower was used m don't ave a bath at all, scrimp and cut back and reducing the amount of water used in washing up, and cut down on the water when watering the plants with a watering can and stuff... and don't use the loo as much ffs LOL...

and it will cost even more if someone has a car and watering the lawns with a hosepipe..

personally i think it is a load of crock having a water meter fitted when there are two or more people.. it just simply does not make any economical sense compared to a non-meter tariff, and it encourages people to use less, risking hygene issues...
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Re: Inflation to rise due to utility bills
« Reply #29 on: May 30, 2011, 00:43:36 AM »
http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/utilities/cut-water-bills

according to last years table, a couple with one child is financially penalised by having a meter and it makes you think what the hell is going on..  different areas have different prices.

but why do i have a sneaky feeling the people who are shouting the most are the well off?
« Last Edit: May 30, 2011, 01:09:35 AM by johnsouthwales »
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