Frequently Asked Questions
Trade Effluent is any liquid waste discharged into the sewers from a business or industrial process. It is anything other than domestic sewage or uncontaminated surface water and roof drainage.
Your SPID is always located on your water bill and is 13 digits long. There a two separate SPID for your water and sewage on your premises. These can sometimes be billed by separate suppliers depending on your area.
Half hourly meters are used by large UK power users to better monitor your usage. If a full MPAN starts with (00) this is a HH meter. These meters are electronically read by the supplier every 30 minutes for more accurate billing.
Non-half hourly meters are for smaller consuming UK power users which are supplied on monthly or quarterly tariffs.
Water was de-regulating in England in 2017 and in Scotland in 2008. This means you can change your business water supplier and Eneco Consulting can help your company find competitive pricing.
What information do we need?
In addition to a water-specific letter of authority, we will need copy bills for each water meter for the last year. The bills must clearly display your SPID (Supply Point Identification Number) – this is your unique number to your water meter. This number will be on the National Database for water and all water suppliers will be able to gain this information.
Why is the water market de-regulating?
The Government wants businesses to be able to switch water provider. Consequently, water suppliers will need to be more cost effective and provide better service for their customers. This should push down water costs.