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Water: Meters

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 274502, tabled on 8 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of homes have water meters in (a) England, (b) the Bywater region and (c) the North Lincs and East Riding local authority areas.

Answered on

16 July 2019

From observed data over the 2018/19 financial year period:

a) 55.7% of household properties in England are metered.

b) The ‘Bywater region’ is not known to us.

c) North Lincolnshire local authority is located within Anglian Water’s Central Lincolnshire resource zone. It is not possible to split the data further within this zone. From observed data over the 2018/19 period, 85.9% of household properties are metered.

East Ridings local authority is completely within Yorkshire Water’s strategic Grid resource zone. It is not possible to split the data further within this zone. From observed data over the 2018/19 period, 51.9% of household properties are metered.