Bournville Village Trust is supporting Severn Trent Water’s WaterSure scheme which could help you if your income is low and you use a lot of water.
Capping your bill
If your application to join the scheme is successful, Severn Trent Water can make sure your bill is capped, currently at £333. That way, managing your account and bills will be easier.
How to qualify?
The scheme is for customers on a water meter receiving benefits, and, either have three or more children under 19 years old, or with a medical condition requiring extra use of water.
If you receive any of the following benefits, you may be able to participate in the WaterSure scheme:
• Income Support
• Income based jobseekers allowance
• Housing benefit
• Universal credit*
• Pension credit
• Working tax credit
• Child tax credit (other than the basic element of £547.50)
• Income related employment and support allowance
An application form can be downloaded from Severn Trent Water’s website by clicking here or you can call Severn Trent on 03457 500 500.