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Just heard re England/Wales thinking of 'encouraging' people to be more appreciative of water. Don't think Scotland has a problem in that respect but, having lived in a country where water is more valued than in the UK,  I have always been appalled by the cavalier attitude people have towards its use. In Greece everyone has a water meter. You pay for what you use. That makes you think more than twice about how you use water.  I had a meter in my flat before I left England. I paid less than the standing charge... Is it not unfair that a household with one person pays the same water rate as a house-hold with 5 or even more?

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water charges cover more than personal usage, it covers the entire water supply and sewage infrastructure.

 

Its also extraordinarily cheap in Scotland thanks to it remaining in public ownership

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