Southern Water Charitable Trust

If you have difficulty paying your water bill, there are a number of schemes run by Southern Water to help you pay.

WaterSure may enable you to access a reduction if you are on a meter and use a large amount of water.

Water Direct allows for payment towards water to be taken directly from benefits.

New Start scheme is helpful if you can make payments towards water debts in regular instalments, Southern Water will match those payments.

Essentials tariff could mean at least 20% off bills for those who struggle with water bills, this may be any household with 3 children under 19 or with someone in receipt of pension credit.

If you are experiencing severe financial difficulty you can use the Turn2Us website for which may pick up grants available for your postcode, profession, age religion etc. Or try your local Financial Inclusion page with more information on financial assistance.