Archive News (Bills)

BOURNEMOUTH WATER – PIONEERS OF A NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH CUSTOMERS – ANNOUNCES THAT AVERAGE BILLS WILL FALL IN 2021

Shaped by customers for customers, Bournemouth Water’s pioneering WaterShare+ scheme was launched at the end of 2020, giving customers a greater say and stake in the business.

03/02/2021

Keeping bills down

Bournemouth Water’s average household customer bill for 2018/19 will be £6 lower than it was seven years ago From 1 April 2018 the company’s average water bill will be £142, one of the lowest in the industry.

24/07/2020

Average Bournemouth Water bill falls

Bournemouth Water’s average household customer bill for 2020/21 will be £8 less than the current year.

06/02/2020

Keeping bills down

Bournemouth Water’s average household customer bill for 2019/20 will be £10 lower than six years ago. 

06/02/2019

GREEN LIGHT FOR BOURNEMOUTH WATER’S ‘NEW DEAL’

Plans to improve services for Bournemouth Water customers today got the thumbs up from industry regulator Ofwat, who said the plan “set a new standard for the sector”.  Customers can look forward to lower water bills, extra investment, a unique share offering and more control, under a 2020-25 business plan developed by South West...

31/01/2019

BOURNEMOUTH WATER PLEDGES LOWER BILLS, EXTRA INVESTMENT & NEW REWARD SCHEME FOR CUSTOMERS IN RADICAL ‘NEW DEAL’

Bills to be lower by 2025 than in 2015 Triple the current investment, including two new water treatment works New innovative customer reward scheme shareholding

03/09/2018

Social Market Foundation Report on cost of water nationalisation – Bournemouth Water statement

A spokesperson for South West Water, which owns Bournemouth Water, said:  “This is the second authoritative report from a respected think tank highlighting the massive cost to the taxpayer if the water industry was to be nationalised.  It questions whether the necessary future investment in water infrastructure would be publicly and...

05/02/2018

Keeping bills down

Set at £138 for 2017/18, this latest bill reduction follows a series of price freezes, price cuts and lower than inflation increases in recent years.   

01/02/2017

Bournemouth Water continues to keep prices down

Bournemouth Water published its annual water prices today, which sees the average household customer bill set at £136 for 2016/17, £11 less than it was five years ago.

03/02/2016

Good news for customers as water company drops its prices

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) published its annual water prices today, which sees customer bills falling significantly. 

02/02/2015

Bills confirm Sembcorp Bournemouth Water's price freeze

THOUSANDS of water bills start hitting doormats from this week with Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) confirming prices have been frozen for household and business customers until April 2015.This means that customers will pay the same charges for their water supply as they did last year. 

10/02/2014

Philippines typhoon appeal to benefit from couple's water win

Pete Gritton and Gill Redmond, of Hightown, won a prize draw organised by electronic billing service MyBillsOnline. 

12/12/2013