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Water rates reduction

Tina12 Community member Posts: 175 Pioneering
Hi all, 
Just wanted to ask if anyone applied for water rates discount reduction as for a disability or any health problems that you have or a family member has .  as I applied due to my health problems and skin problems it took a while for them to reply to me and check the evidence but I am happy to say I have been accepted for water rates discount with Thames water 🙏😊.. so if anyone is a bit worried about their water rates and have health problems and any skin problems please check out the area you're in you may be able to get a discount on your water rates I never knew this until I researched it.. as every little bit counts these days 🥰


  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,983 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Tina12. I have not, personally, applied for water rates discount reduction. However, it sounds really positive that you have been accepted for water rates discount.

    Thank you for sharing this with us too, it will be invaluable for anyone in similar circumstances or questioning their water rates  :)
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  • Tina12
    Tina12 Community member Posts: 175 Pioneering
    @L_Volunteer your very wellcome  🙏😊
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 54,416 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Tina12 I've not applied either but we'll done
  • Tina12
    Tina12 Community member Posts: 175 Pioneering
    Thankyou @Sandy_123
    I hope all you ladies and gents apply it's easy assessment needed for this lol thankgoodness 🙏😊
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