Water meters for Snodland
Nearly 2,000 water meters are to be installed in
Snodland from next week.
It’s part of South East Water’s Customer Metering Programme to
better manage supplies.
Installation will take place in households across town during the
next eight weeks.
Charles Healey, metering manager at South East Water, said: “This
scheme forms a key part of our plan to manage the future water
supplies for our 2.1 million customers as well as the
“Installing meters will give us the tools to manage demand for
water by helping us detect leaks and encouraging customers to think
about their water use and behaviour.”
Installation work is due to begin on Monday. January 14.
It will be carried out in Birling Road, Townsend Road, Taylor Road,
Midsummer Road, Apple Close, Nevill Road, Oxford Street, Godden
Road and Saltings Road.
Residents are being advised to be wary of bogus callers during this
Mr Healey said: “While work is taking place, South East Water and
our contractor Clancy Docwra may need access to your property to
verify your water supply.
“Make sure you check the identity of anyone who claims to work for
South East Water before letting them in.
“If in doubt, keep them out.”
The south east has been classed as an area of “serious water
According to South East Water, meters create a fairer way of paying
for supplies and customers who have one installed use 10% less
water than those who don’t.
The company said it has a range of financial support measures to
help customers who may have difficulty paying any increase in their
new metered water bill.
For more information call 0333 0000003 or email: www.southeastwater.co.uk.
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