Household water bills to rise 3.5%

The average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales is set to increase. Credit: PA Wire

The average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales is set to increase by 3.5% over the next year, regulator Ofwat said.

Households will pay an average of £388 from April 2013 to March 2014 - 0.5% above the rate of inflation.

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