Ofwat has blocked the UK's biggest water supplier, Thames Water, from imposing a price hike of 8% on its customers for 2014-15.
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Complaints against water companies in England and Wales have fallen for the fifth year in a row, according to the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater).
Brussels probes multinationals' tax deals; water bills may fall as Ofwat attacks profiteering; disposable income of over 75s has surged.
Thames Water has asked its regulator, Ofwat, for permission to increase prices by nearly £30.
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Struggling households are having to fork out £179 extra over the past year due to an increase in the annual expense of owning and running a house.
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Basic living costs are eating up more than half of consumers' monthly spend, with transport now the largest expense for Brits.
Households face yet another hit to their finances with the average water bill set to rise by 3.5% from Monday.
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Consumers are being ‘hung out to dry' as water watchdog announces a 3.5% price hike from the start of April this year.
Three major water companies have lifted their hosepipe bans, benefitting 15 million people. Anglian Water, Southern Water and Thames Water announced the end of the ban on Wednesday.
Experts are calling for the introduction of water meters that charge for the use of non-essential supplies such as watering gardens and washing cars.
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